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Touring Caina in China
Caina in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is located in China - some 1,609 mi or ( 2589 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital city .
Time in Caina is now 06:08 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Thimphu, Shillong, Kohima, Itanagar, and Shigatse. Being here already, consider visiting Thimphu . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Caina ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Tibetan Heritage Preservation
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 ..
Shotun Festival, Drepung, Tibet
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. ..
Central Market in Lhasa
Central market in Lhasa ..
Documentary - Tibet
Short documentary on a travel to Tibet in 2000. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
Lhasa Gonggar Airport is the airport serving Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is located about 62 kilometres southwest of the city in Gonggar County of Shannan Prefecture. The airport is close to the road to Tsetang, the capital of Shannan Prefecture. At an elevation of 3,570 metres, Lhasa Airport is one of the highest airports in the world. The airport was built in 1965, a second runway was built in 1994 and terminal facilities were upgraded in 2004.
Located at 29.30 90.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Gonggar County, is a county of the Shannan Prefecture (Lhoka Prefecture) in the Tibet Autonomous Region, one of the 12 counties of the prefecture. It has under its jurisdiction 5 towns, 3 townships, 43 administrative villages (neighbourhood committees) and 168 village development committees and contains notable landmarks such as the Gonggar Choide Monastery, the Gonggar Dzong, and the Gonggar Airport and the Gonggar town.
Located at 29.40 91.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Dorje Drak, Thupten Dorje Drak Ewam Chogar (Tib. ཐུབ་བསྟན་རྡོ་རྗེ་བྲག་རྡོ་རྗེ་བྲག་ཨེ་ཝཾ་ལྕོག་སྒར་, Wyl. thub bstan rdo rje brag rdo rje brag e waM lcog sgar) was one of the Six "Mother" Nyingma Monasteries in Tibet. "It is located in the Lhoka (Lho-ka) region of southern Central Tibet. " Dorje Drak is also the name of the monastery built to replace it in Shimla, India, after the original was destroyed during Chinese invasion of Tibet.
Located at 29.35 91.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
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.
Located at 29.61 90.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Chenggo is a township in Gonggar County, Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It lies at an altitude of 4744 metres (15,567 feet). The village has a population of about 2563.
Located at 29.37 91.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
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