Discover Dagdong in China
Dagdong in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a town located in China - some 1,602 mi or ( 2579 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital .
Local time in Dagdong is now 09:54 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Thimphu, Trashi Yangtse, Lhuentse, Shillong, and Kohima. When in this area, you might want to check out Thimphu . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Dagdong ? 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 Railway Station
Lhasa railway station is a railway station in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It lies in Liuwu New Area, Doilungdêqên County, 1 kilometer to the south of the main river and 5 kilometers south west of the Potala Palace.
Located at 29.63 91.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Lhasa West Railway Station
Lhasa west railway station is a railway station in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China.
Located at 29.64 90.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 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 16 km away
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.
Located at 29.65 91.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
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.
Located at 29.65 91.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
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