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Shigatse, Hometown of Qomolangma (Everest)
The Shigatse Prefecture is located in the southwestern part of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, between the middle of the Himalayas and the middle of Gangdise-Nyenchen Tanggula Mounytains, and borders Nepal, Bhutan and India. The Yarlung Tsangpo River flows through it and Mount Qomolangma (Everest), the highest peak in the world, is located in Tingri County. The Sangzhuzi Castle in Shigatse and the Old Castle Gyantse Dzong were political and educational center. There are several famous monasteries, such as Tashilhunpo Monastery, Palkhor Monastery, Sakya Monastery, and several ports, such as Yadong Port, Zhangmu Port, Kyirong Port. The six famous valleys at the south foot of Himalayas of Shigatse are called “Little Jiangnan in Tibet” (Jiangnan, the regions south of middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River): Yadong Valley, Chentang Valley, Gama Valley, Rongxia Valley, Zhangmu Valley and Kyirong Valley.
Stadt Shigatse
Die Stadt Shigatse ist die zweitgrößte Stadt Tibets und zugleich die einzige Stadt auf der Kreisebene in Tibet. Die Stadt untersteht dem gleichnamigen Bezirk Shigatse. Sie liegt 3836 m...
Gyantse
Der in einer Höhe von 4040 m liegende Marktflecken am nördlichen Ufer des Mittellaufs des Nyang Qu Flusses umfasst die gleichnamige Kreisstadt. Gyantse hat eine lange Geschichte. Vor...
Xarsingma
Die Regierung des Kreises Yadong liegt im Marktflecken Xarsingma. "Yadong" war ursprünglich der Name eines Dorfes in der Nähe von Xarsingma. Yadong ist ein Grenzkreis. Im...
Attractions
Qomolangma (also called Everest), the main peak of the Himalayas, is the highest peak in the earth. At an altitude of 8848.43 meters, it is locate...
The famous Glacier Rongbuk, is just 300 m away from Rongbuk Monastery, and lies at the foot of Qomolangma with the altitude between 5300 m and 630...
Qomolangma National Nature Reserve is located in Tingri County, Nylam County, Kylong County, Dinggye County, and on the boarder between Tibet and ...
The Pharla Manor is well preserved and is located in Bangjor Lhunbo Village on the southern side of Nyang Qu River, just 4 km away from the city Gy...
The Pelkhor Monastery, also called the Wheel of Fortune Monastery, is located in Gyantse at the foot of Mount Zong and is surrounded on three side...
Sakya Monastery is located at the foot of the Mount Benbo in Sakya County, Shigatse Prefecture, Tibetan Autonomous Region, and is the principal mo...