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Zhaxilhunbo Destination Guide

Delve into Zhaxilhunbo in China

Zhaxilhunbo in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a city in China - some 1,720 mi or ( 2768 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Zhaxilhunbo

Current time in Zhaxilhunbo is now 12:14 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Thimphu, Shillong, Patna, Sajia, and Quxar. While being here, make sure to check out Thimphu . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Zhaxilhunbo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

13-Friendship Highway

3:02 min by YakAcho1
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Viaje Tibet 2007 Parte 13 ..

Gyantse Kumbum: Journey with Buddhist Deities Lraleigh's photos around Gyantse, China (xigaze)

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
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Preview of Lraleigh's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid ..


Shigatse - Tibet's second city Sianandjim's photos around Shigatse, China (shigatse rebuilding)

1:01 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4
Views: 105 Rating: 0.00

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

14-Tibet - Shigatse-1.m4v

2:10 min by Frans-Banja Mulder
Views: 90 Rating: 0.00

Part 12 of our unforgetable trip to China and Tibet in August/September 2010. Shigatse is situated at an altitude of 3900 meters above sea level. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Shigatse Prefecture

Shigatse Prefecture officially, Xigazê Prefecture; is a prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region in China. The administrative center of the prefecture is the city of Shigatse. Some of the towns in the prefecture: Tingri, Nyalam. The prefecture is roughly located within the historical Tsang Province of the old Tibet.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.27 88.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Prefectures of Tibet, Shigatse Prefecture

Tashilhunpo Monastery

Tashilhunpo Monastery, founded in 1447 by Gendun Drup, the First Dalai Lama, is a historic and culturally important monastery next to Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet. It was sacked when the Gurkhas invaded Tibet and captured Shigatse in 1791 before a combined Tibetan and Chinese army drove them back as far as the outskirts of Kathmandu, when they were forced to agree to keep the peace in future, pay tribute every five years, and return what they had looted from Tashilhunpo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.27 88.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1447 establishments, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Gelug monasteries, Shigatse Prefecture

Donggar

Donggar is a town in Doilungdêqên County in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, northwest of Lhasa. It lies at an altitude of 3,828 metres (12,562 feet). The town has a population of about 4000 people with 9,359 people in the township and lies roughly 10 miles north of Nam Co lake. It lies approximately 17.8 miles south of Dobjoi and is near Cha'gyungoinba. In 1962 Donggar became an administrative township, covering an area of 85 square kilometers.

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Located at 29.32 88.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lhasa Prefecture

Shalu Monastery

Shalu Monastery or Ṣalu Monastery (which should have the initial S with a grave accent) is small monastery 22 km south of Shigatse in Tibet. Founded in 1040 by Chetsun Sherab Jungnay, for centuries it was renowned as a centre of scholarly learning and psychic training and its mural paintings were considered to be the most ancient and beautiful in Tibet.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.13 88.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 1040 establishments, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Buddhist temples in Tibet, History of Buddhism, Religious organizations established in the 11th century

Qumig

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

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Located at 29.13 88.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet