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Lhoka attraction

Lhamo Latso means “auspicious heavenly mother lake” or “numinous mother lake” in Tibetan and another name for it is Qiongguoje Lake. Standing on the mountain top as high as 5,100 meters and looking down, the holy lake is surrounded by mountains. And it takes a head bones skeleton shape like a mirror at the foot...
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Tombs of Tibetan king Buried here are the kings, the ministers and the royal concubines from the 29th Tsanpo to the last(the 40th). It is also the largest Mausoleum group in Tibet. From all of the tombs, the most remarkable one is King Songtsan Gampo’s. Situated on the Muchong Hill opposite to the Yarlung River, which...
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Tran means roc and druk means dragon in Tibetan. The monastery got is name from the legend that it could only be built after Songtsan Gampo had turned into a roc and conquered an evil dragon. It’s said that renowned figures in the history of Tibetan Buddhism, such as Padmasambhava and Milariba, had practised Buddhism...
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Yamdrok Yumtso is an outflowing lake which is connected with the Yarlung Tsangpo River. About 1 million years ago, huge mud-rock flow blocked the river valley in the upper reaches of the Moqu River nearYangse which is about 20 kilometers west from Baidi and the lake became a continental lake. Yamdrok Yumtso takes a shape...
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The construction of Samye Monastery began in 762 AD and was completed in 779 AD. It is the first monastery in Tibet featuring Buddhist, laws and monks, where the famous debate of the doctrines between ancient Indian Buddhism and inland Buddhism happened. The monastery is modeled on the Odantapuri Temple in Bihar, India. After several...
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Yumbulagang Palace situated in NeDong County, about 8 km outh of Tsedang town. Known as the first imperial palace in Tibet, was built in the second century BC by Nyatri Tsanpo. In the 7th century AD, Songtsan Gampo moved the capital to Lhasa and Yumbulagang palace gradually became a Buddhist palace, and then the 5th...
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