Explore Kardong in China
Kardong in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a town in China - some 1,589 mi or ( 2557 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital city .
Current time in Kardong is now 07:38 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Thimphu, Trashi Yangtse, Paro, Itanagar, and Shigatse. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Thimphu . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Kardong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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YAK RACING in TIBET
A short film of TIBET featuring Yak Racing and Traditional Horse Riding. With Traditional Music soundtrack. www.neilbeer.com ..
EP.#29 Yak Butter Blues: The Pilgrimage Across Tibet (part 2 of 3)
www.aroadretraveled.com for Full Episode - A daring and dangerous pilgrimage across Tibet accomplished by Brandon Wilson, author of "Yak Butter Blues"layan mountains Lhasa Nepal Kathmandu Wilderness W ..
EP.#32 Yak Butter Blues: Pilgrimage X TIBET (part 2 of 3)
www.aroadretraveled.com for Full Episode - The treck across Tibet with amazing original photographs by Brandon Wilson from his journey; Bonus segment at the end. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Hutoushan Reservoir is a man made reservoir in Lhünzhub County, Tibet, roughly 20 miles north of Lhasa. It lies to the northeast of the village of Kazixiang and southeast of Chunduixiang. The villages of Gana, Tiangacun, Seronggang and Zhujiecun lie near the lake.
Located at 29.92 91.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Doilungdêqên is a county north-west of the main centre of Lhasa, Tibet. Tsurphu Monastery and Nenang Nunnery are located in the county.
Located at 30.02 90.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Nyang bran (Tibetan ཉང་བྲན།)is a suburb district and valley located several kilometres north of the city of Lhasa, Tibet. The valley is noted for its hermitages, belonging to the Sera Monastery, one of the three great historical monasteries of Tibet. Pabonka Hermitage, Drakri Hermitage, Chupzang Nunnery and many others are located in the valley which offers scenic views of Lhasa. Mount Parasol lies on its western side on which the Pabonka Hermitage is located.
Located at 29.72 91.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Sera Monastery is one of the 'great three' Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet, located 1.25 miles north of Lhasa. The other two are Ganden Monastery and Drepung Monastery. The origin of the name 'Sera' is attributed to a fact that the site where the monastery was built was surrounded by wild roses (se ra in Tibetan language) in bloom.
Located at 29.70 91.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tsurphu Monastery (also Tolung Tsurpu / sTod lung mTshur phu) is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery which served as the traditional seat of the Karmapa. It is located in Gurum town (rgu rum / Gǔróng Xiàng 古荣乡) of Doilungdêqên County in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, 70 km from Lhasa. The monastery is about 14,000 feet (4,300 m) above sea level. It was built in the middle of the valley facing south with high mountains surrounding the monastery complex.
Located at 29.70 90.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 30 km away
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