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Gyangze Destination Guide

Touring Gyangze in China

Gyangze in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region with its 10,000 citizens is a city located in China - some 1,694 mi or ( 2726 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Gyangze

Time in Gyangze is now 03:30 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Thimphu, Shillong, Itanagar, Shigatse, and Qiangqinxue. 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 Gyangze ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


The Pelkor Chode monastery and the old town of Gyantse (Tibet - China)

5:28 min by valpard
Views: 1660 Rating: 4.17

(EN) The Palcho Monastery or Pelkor Chode Monastery or Shekar Gyantse is the main monastery in Gyantse, Gyangzê County, Shigatse Prefecture, Tibet, in the Nyangchu river valley. The monastery precinct ..

Journey to the forbidden Tibet 2(3)

5:59 min by vsTibet
Views: 637 Rating: 5.00

Very brief video report of a tourist ..

The market and the dsong of Gyantse (Tibet - China)

1:07 min by valpard
Views: 626 Rating: 0.00

Note: This video doesn't include the monastery (EN) Gyantse (also spelled Gyangtse, Gyangdzê; Tibetan: རྒྱལ་རྩེ་ Chinese: 江孜镇; Wylie: rgyal rtse) is a town located in Gyangzê County, Shigatse Prefectu ..

Tibetan Odyssey - Kumbun Stupa (57)

6:35 min by TibetanOdyssey
Views: 177 Rating: 5.00

Inside Kumbun Stupa in Gyantse, Tibet, on July 7, 1999. Circling clockwise around the stupa, we encounter more statues and wall paintings of various Tibetan Buddhist deities. Some of these are the Gre ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Gyantse is a town located in Gyantse County, Shigatse Prefecture. It was historically considered the third largest and most prominent town in the Tibet region, but there are now at least ten larger Tibetan cities.

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Located at 28.95 89.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet, Shigatse Prefecture, Township-level divisions of Tibet

Gyantse County

Gyantse County officially Gyangzê County is a county of the Shigatse Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Its main settlement is Gyantse Town known for its monasteries.

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Located at 28.90 89.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Counties of Tibet, Shigatse Prefecture

Drongtse Monastery

Drongtse Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery was formerly one of the most important Gelug monasteries in Tsang, Tibet. There was also a chorten there. Drongtse Monastery, is 19 km northwest of Gyantse and 14 km north of Tsechen Monastery, on the "Southern Friendship Highway" to Shigatse, and just 6 km south of the site of the early Tsi Nesar temples.

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Located at 28.95 89.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1442 establishments, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Gelug monasteries, Shigatse Prefecture


Kardoi is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

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Located at 29.12 89.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet


Karmai is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

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Located at 29.13 89.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Gyangze