Shigatse is a famous cultural, religious and History Area since the 12th century. It consists of one city and 18 counties. Shigatse attractions have Samdrup Tse as the administrative center of the prefecture-level city. It is roughly equivalent to the ancient Shigatse urban center, the second-largest city in Tibet, located about 280 km (174 miles) south-west of Lhasa and home to the massive and magnificent Tashilhunpo Monastery, traditionally the seat of the Panchen Lama
Traditionally Known as Tsang region, it includes few major town like Gyantse, Tingri, Nyalam, Lhatse, and border town Dromo (Yadong) and Dram(Zhamu). To the south of Shigatse stands Mt. Chomolangma, the highest mount in the world.