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Nam Destination Guide

Touring Nam in China.

Nam in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is located in China - some 1,610 mi (or 2,591 km) South-West of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Time in Nam is now 03:26 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Urumqi" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Thimphu, Shillong, Kohima, Itanagar, Shigatse or Naidong. Being here already, consider visiting Caina, Nam, Jang, Buede and Radoi. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Shotun Festival Drepung Tibet

02:33 min ( February 17, 2008 by nyukwha)
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Revealing a huge Buddha tangka on the hillside at Drepung monastery, Tibet, for the Shotun festival. August 2007. Shotun is Tibet's most important yearly festival

Tibetan Heritage Preservation

06:21 min ( November 02, 2007 by andraxtibet)
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Tibets architectural heritage, particularly in Lhasa, is threatened by modern development. Tibet Heritage Fund is a non-profit project for sustainable urban and rural development in different parts of...

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Interesting facts about this location

Qüxü County

Qüxü or Qushui or Chushur or Chushul is a county west of the main centre of Lhasa, Tibet. As of 1999 it had a population of 32,150, with an area of 1624 square kilometers. It has jurisdiction over 9 townships, and 114 village committees. In the Tibetan language it means "water ditch. " The lowest elevation is 3,500 meters, with the highest summit elevation of 5894 meters.

More reading: Qüxü County homepage
Located at 29.46, 90.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Counties of Tibet, Lhasa Prefecture


Lhasa is the administrative capital and a prefecture-level city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. It is the second most populous city on the Tibetan Plateau, after Xining, and at an altitude of 3,490 metres, Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world. The city contains many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and Norbulingka palaces, many of which are located in Chengguan District, the city seat.

More reading: Lhasa homepage
Located at 29.46, 90.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Capitals of former nations, Holy cities, Lhasa, Lhasa Prefecture, Populated places in Tibet, Prefectures of Tibet


Norbulingka is a palace and surrounding park in Lhasa, Tibet, built from 1755. It served as the traditional summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas from the 1780s up until the 14th Dalai Lama's exile in 1959. Part of the "Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace", Norbulingka is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and was added as an extension of this Historic Ensemble in 2001. It was built by the 7th Dalai Lama and served both as administrative centre and religious centre.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.46, 90.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Lhasa, Palaces in Tibet, Parks in China, Tibetan Buddhist places, Visitor attractions in Tibet, World Heritage Sites in China, World Heritage Sites in Tibet

Namgyal Monastery

Namgyal Monastery is a Tibetan buddhist monastery closely associated with all the Dalai Lamas since the third. Namgyal Monastery is the personal monastery of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama. Its primary role is to assist with rituals involving the Dalai Lama of Tibet. Its main tantric practices reportedly include those of Kalachakra, Yamantaka, Chakrasamvara, Guhyasamaja, and Vajrakilaya.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.46, 90.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:1575 establishments, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Gelug monasteries, Religious organizations established in the 1570s, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries

Potala Palace

The Potala Palace is located in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of Chenresig or Avalokitesvara. The Potala Palace was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala, India, during the 1959 Tibetan uprising.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.46, 90.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist buildings in Tibet, Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Dzongs of Tibet, Forts in Tibet, Houses completed in 1694, Lhasa, Palaces in Tibet, Royal residences in Tibet, World Heritage Sites in Tibet