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Tibet’s most legendary lake. It means fairy lake. For Tibetan, the lake is auspicious Holy Lake”. The Lhamo Lhatso lake is more than 5000 meters above sea level. In Gyatsa County Chokhor Gyal mountain, Lhokha city, the altitude is more than 4000 meters. It is located about 65 kilometers far from the county. Lhamo Lhatso...
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Sechen Lhatso is known to the local people as the Holy lake where the God of fortune (King of Naga) lives. It is located in the southeast of Riduo Township, Maldrogongka County, and north of Sangri County, Shannan Region. It is about 6 km from National Highway 318, and 124 km from Lhasa City, at...
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Mount-Bonri in Nyingchi
Before Buddhism entered Tibet, this snow-covered plateau had its own traditional religious beliefs. This native religion developed by primitive Shamanism. which has great influence on the human world such as ghosts, gods, heaven, earth, mountains and rivers, earth and rocks, and even vegetation. The worship of animism has a strong shaman color and the custom...
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Princess Wencheng Live Opus “Princess Wencheng” is a grand Tibetan group dance and original ecological traditional song. Gorshey dance, Breaking Aga, Tibetan opera, and various unique Tibetan celebration dances are wonderful and colorful, which can be called a “living dictionary” of Tibetan culture. In a strong lineup of nearly 700 actors, this touching epic of...
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shishabangma
Shishabangma peak (85’46’55 east longitude, 28’21’07 north latitude), one of the peaks in the middle of the Himalayas. Located near the Nepal border in southern Tibet, China, at an altitude of 8,012 meters (26,286 feet), it ranks 14th out of 14 8,000-meter peaks in the world. Mount Shishabangma is the only mountain, that is completely...
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dongkhar phiwang
Dongkar Phiwang Castle part of is the Ancient Guge Dynasty. One of the eight major monasteries built by Rinchen Sangpo. Dating from the 10th century AD. It was once the political, economic and cultural center of the Guge kingdom. Dongkar Phiwang are scattered on the cliffs north of Dongkar Village. The dense caves of Dongkar...
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namchak Barwa
“Namcha barwa” in the Tibetan language carries several meanings, of which one goes as “the burning thunder and lightning” and another “the spear that shoots upright to the heaven”. The main peak of Mount Namcha Barwa is 7,782 meters high and famed as “the father of icebergs”. The foot of the peak abounds with a...
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Phuntsok Ling Monastery is 4,100 meters above sea level in Phuntsok Ling Township, Shigatse Lhatse Prefecture. It was built in 1615 under the auspices of Taranath. Originally believed in the Jonang Teachings, by the time the Fifth Dalai Lama came to power, the temple was one of 13 temples that had been converted to the...
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At noon, we arrived at Menshi Township, Gar County, Ngari Prefecture, at an altitude of 4430 meters. This is a small town guarding the G219 road. Large trucks and travelling cars are here to rest. We ate at a Northeast dumpling restaurant. Had lunch. All staple foods in Tibet, including rice, steamed buns, dumplings, steamed...
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Khorchak Monastery is located in Khorchak Village, Burang County. In fact, the village is named after the temple. Due to the influence of Monastery and its eminent monks, residents gradually gathered around the temple, and Khorchak Village was gradually formed. Khorchak Monastery is well-known for having a unique architectural style, numerous cultural relics, and a...
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Norbulingka treasure Park is Summer palace and Garden Palace of 7th to the cunrrent Dalai lamas. It was built in the period of the 7th Dalai Lama Kalsang Gyatso, in the mid of 18th century. During summer time, Dalai lama spent their time in this Palace. This beautiful palace compound is located west of Potala...
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The Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon undulates 496.3 km long, with an average elevation over 3,000 m, and the down-cutting erosion reaches 5,382 m. It is longer than Colorando Canyon in the United States, the longest Canyon in the world. and deeper than Colca Canyon in Peru. The Yarlung Tsangpo grand Canyon contain nine vertical natural...
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About Sera Monastery The full name of Sera Temple is “Sera Thekchen Ling Monastery”, one of the six main monasteries of the Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Together with Drepung Monastery and Ganden Monastery, it is called the three major monasteries of Lhasa, and it is the latest one of the three major monasteries. Sera...
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2,000 meters long and several hundred meters wide, Basum tso (also called Drak Sum Lake, which means three rocks and three lakes in Tibetan) shapes like a huge crescent set in the Grand Canyon. Birds like the yellow ducks and white cranes flock here for the numerous fish in the lake. The reflection of white...
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Only after we came to Lhasa, we knew that the area around Bakuo Street, centered on the Jokhang Temple, was called “Lhasa”, meaning “Buddha’s Land”. Jokhang Temple is the center of Lhasa people’s life, and centre of religion revolve around it. Lhasa is called “Rasa” in ancient times, Tibetan “goat” is called “Ra” and “Soil”...
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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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Height of Mount Everest Mt Everest is 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) in height. A measurement officially recognized by both the Nepalese and Chinese governments. How high is Everest Base Camp? South Everest Base Camp is 5,364 meters (17,598 ft) The Tibetan North Side Base Camp is 5,545 meters (18,192 ft) Who discovered Mount Everest? No one really. It...
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Banggong Tso Lake, which means “the long, narrow enchanting lake” in the Tibetan language, is located on the way from Shiquanhe to Doima Township. It is also known as the “swan lake” of the border (it is the place where China borders the Indian Kashmir). It has an altitude of 4,241 meters, with a total...
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Shalu temple is located in Shigatse City, 26 km away from Shigatse, with an altitude of more than 3850 meters. Jetsun Sherab Jungnay founded the Shalu monastery in 1087. Shalu in Tibetan, it means new bud. The site selection of the temple is based on the arrow landing. The arrow falls in the field where...
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The Qinghai Lake is already majestic regardless of the season, but it sparkles even more during the spring and summer seasons, once the ice that covers the waters has already melted. It is during this time that thousands upon thousands of birds would drop by the area to feed and even to lay eggs. The...
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