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  • Mt Kailash
    Mt Kailash

    Lhasa restaurantSoaring to over 6714meters (22,000 feet) like a huge pyramid in the Kailash Range of western Tibet, Mt. Kailash is recognized as a s ...

  • Pala Manor
    Pala Manor

    Ten minutes' driving from Gyangtse, Pala Manor is the best preserved manor of a slaveholder family in Tibet. It provides a valuable insight into the ...

  • Dzong Fortress
    Dzong Fortress

    Dzong architecture is a distinctive type of fortress architecture found in the present and former Buddhist kingdoms of the Himalayas: Bhutan and Tib ...

  • Zhangmu Town
    Zhangmu Town

    Lay in the southern piedmont of the median Himalayas, about 776 km away from the capital of Tibet Lhasa, Zhangmu Town is famous as a port which bord ...

  • Mt. Everest Area
    Mt. Everest Area

    Also called Qomolangma by Tibetans, Mt. Everest is the highest mountain in the world. In 2005, the Chinese government declared its latest elevation: ...

  • Sakya Monastery
    Sakya Monastery

    Some 180 km southwest of Shigatse, Sakya Monstery is the most important monastery of the Sakyapa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. In Tibetan, Sakya means ' ...

  • Shalu Monastery
    Shalu Monastery

    Shalu' means 'new bud' in Tibetan Language. 25 km southeast of Shigatse, Shalu Monastery is the first temple of Shalu sect (there were about 10 diff ...

  • Palkhor Monastery
    Palkhor Monastery

    With an elevation of 3900 meters above sea level, Palkhor Monastery (also known as Pelkhor Choede) is located in the northeast of Gyantse, 230 km so ...

  • Tashilhunpo Monastery
    Tashilhunpo Monastery

    Located on the southern slope of Nyima Mountain, west of Shigatse city, Tashilhunpo Monastery is the largest one of Gelugpa sect in Rear Tibet, and ...

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