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Discover Marqu in China

Marqu in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a town located in China - some 1,604 mi or ( 2582 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital .

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Local time in Marqu is now 06:23 PM (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, Itanagar, Shigatse, Qiangqinxue, and Luobuqiongzi. When in this area, you might want to check out Thimphu . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Marqu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Marqu

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

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Located at 29.83 90.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet

Tsurphu Monastery

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.

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Located at 29.70 90.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 1159 establishments, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Religious organizations established in the 1150s

Gurum

Gurum is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. gurum is a word for cloud in Korean

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Located at 29.70 90.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet

Doilungdêqên County

Doilungdêqên is a county north-west of the main centre of Lhasa, Tibet. Tsurphu Monastery and Nenang Nunnery are located in the county.

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Located at 30.02 90.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Counties of Tibet, Lhasa Prefecture

Yangbajing Tunnel

The Yangbajing Tunnel is the longest tunnel of some 3,345-metres long of the Qinghai–Tibet Railway which links Xining with Lhasa across the high Tibetan Plateau of north-east China. It is 4,264 metres above sea level and located 80 kilometres NW of the Tibetan regional capital, Lhasa.

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Located at 30.04 90.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Railway tunnels in Tibet