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August 2018
Diqing Shangri-La Airport (IATA: DIG; ICAO: ZPDQ) is a civil airport in Yunnan Province, China. The airport is located in the southwestern part of Shangri-La County and was completed in 1999. The airport covers an area of 2,543 acres, with a flight zone rating of 4D and a runway length of 3,600 meters. It can...
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Naqu Airport (under construction): Naqu Daren Airport, an airport under construction in Tibet, was initially located in Luoma Township, Naqu County, 4436 meters above sea level in Tibet Autonomous Region (later selected in Daren District, Daren Township). This is 102 meters higher than Tibet’s Chamdo Bunda Airport. The airport is located about 230 kilometers north...
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Chamdo Banda Airport (IATA: BPX, ICAO: ZUBD) is known as the “world’s farthest from the city” and “the world’s worst climate” civil airport. It is located in the eastern coastal city of Bangda, the west bank of the Yuqu River. In the narrow valley, the Banda Prairie is located near the northern part of Bangda...
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Ali Kunsha Airport is located in Kunsha Township, Yuer County, 45 kilometers southwest of Shiquanhe Town, Ali District, Tibet Autonomous Region. It was officially opened on July 1, 2010. It will be followed by Lhasa Gongga Airport, Chamdo Bunda Airport, and Linzhi Milin Airport, another important entry and exit of the Tibet air passage. The...
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Shigatse Peace Airport (Iata:rkz, ICAO:zurk) is located at 43 km from the Shigatse Samdrup Tse district of Tibet Autonomous Region.  318 national Road, away from the Rikaze Sangzhuzi District 43 km, on October 30, 2010, 9:50 A.M. official navigation. Shigatse Peace Airport is the fifth civilian airport in Tibet after the Lhasa Gongga Airport, Qamdo...
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Guan Yu refers to a Han general of the Three Kingdoms periods (220-280), but in Lhasa there is also a temple to Guan Yu, demonstrating the diversity of religion in Lhasa. In 1793, Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianlong sent General Fukang to fight the Gorkhas when the later invaded Tibet. After achieving victory, General Fukang’an was...
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  Medicine Buddha Mandala for Healing : The Medicine Buddha is believed to be the Buddha of Healing; the true manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. He wears monastic robes and sits on a lion throne. The color of his body is dark blue and he holds a bowl in his left...
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Avalokiteshvara, or Chenrezig as he is known in Tibetan, is the Buddhist deity who personifies the ideal of compassion. He can be portrayed in several different forms, two of the most popular being as a white deity with either four arms or 1000 arms; the extra arms symbolize his ability to help many beings simultaneously....
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Horse racing Festival Tibet
Gyantse Horse Race Festival originated since the 15th century, the festival takes place when the pasture turns green and lush. Hundreds of horsemen dress  up themselves and their horses to take part in thrilling horse racing. The annual horse racing festival is held on the sixth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar. Legend says that...
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In Tibetan, “sho” means “Yoghurt” and “ton” means “banquet”. So Shoton Festival is also called the ‘Shoton Yogurt Festival’. Subsequently, as the activities of the Shoton Festival gradually changed into an activity with Tibetan opera as a major part, so people also called it the Tibet Opera Festival. Shoton Festival originates from the 11th century. Shoton...
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