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Touring Zetang in China

Zetang in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is located in China - some 1,575 mi or ( 2535 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital city .

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Time in Zetang is now 12:25 PM (Saturday) . 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: Trongsa, Thimphu, Trashi Yangtse, Mongar, and Lhuentse. Being here already, consider visiting Trongsa . 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 Zetang ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


The Yungbulakang palace (Tsetang - Tibet - China)

1:48 min by valpard
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(EN) Yumbulagang (Tibetan: ཡུམ་བུ་བླ་སྒང་ also known as Yumbu Lakhang or Yungbulakang Palace) is an ancient palace in the Yarlung Valley, Nêdong County in the vicinity of Zêtang the seat of the prefec ..

The Spirit of Tibet: Dalai Lama's Oracle Lake Lraleigh's photos around Lhamo La-tso, Tibet, China

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Preview of Lraleigh's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Zêtang is one of the largest cities in Tibet and is located in the Yarlung Valley, 183 km southeast of Lhasa in Nedong County of Lhoka (Shannan) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It was (?) the capital of the Shannan Prefecture (Lhoka Prefecture), it "exercises direct control over the affairs of 13 counties: Gongkar, Tranang, Nedong, Changye, Tso-me, Lhodrok, Nakartse, Zangri, Chutsum, Lhuntse, Tsona, Gyatsa and Nang.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.25 91.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet, Shannan Prefecture

Nêdong County

Nêdong County, is a county of the Shannan Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Changzhug Temple, an important and very early, Buddhist monastery, dating to the reign of Songtsen Gampo, is located in the Yarlung Valley in Nêdong as is the Yungbulakang Palace.

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Located at 29.22 91.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Counties of Tibet, Shannan Prefecture

Nêdong (village)

Nedong or Netong, is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Nedong was the seat of the Phagmodrupa dynasty which was the dominating regime in Tibet from 1354 to 1435 and maintained a degree of authority until the early 17th century.

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Located at 29.23 91.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet

Yarlung Valley

The Yarlung Valley is formed by the Yarlung River and refers especially to the district where it joins with the Chongye River, and broadens out into a large plain about 2 km wide, before they flow north into the Yarlung Tsangpo River or Brahmaputra. It is situated in Nedong County of Lhokha Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The capital of Lhokha Prefecture, Zêtang, in the Yarlung Valley, is one of Tibet's largest cities, and is 183 km southeast of Lhasa.

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Located at 29.20 91.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: History of Tibet, Populated places in Tibet, Valleys of Tibet

Tradruk Temple

Tradruk Temple, also written Changzhug Monastery, in the Yarlung Valley is the earliest great geomantic temple after the Jokhang - and some sources say it is even pre-dates the Jokhang. It is located in Nêdong County of Lhoka (Shannan) Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, about seven kilometres south of the county seat Tsetang.

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Located at 29.19 91.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: 7th-century architecture, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Shannan Prefecture, Tang Dynasty art