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Explore Zhigung in China

Zhigung in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a town in China - some 1,581 mi or ( 2545 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Zhigung is now 08:19 PM (Wednesday) . 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: Trongsa, Thimphu, Trashi Yangtse, Daga, and Mongar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Trongsa . We encountered 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 Zhigung ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 ..

flying over tibet

0:16 min by BMLoidl
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flying over tibet shenzen airlines lhasa - shenzen airbus a319 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Zhigung

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

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Located at 29.02 91.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet

Yardoi

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

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Located at 28.98 91.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet

Yungbulakang Palace

Yumbulagang is an ancient palace in the Yarlung Valley, Nêdong County in the vicinity of Zêtang the seat of the prefectural administration of Lhoka, in the South of Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. According to legend it was the first building in Tibet and the palace of the first Tibetan king, Nyatri Tsenpo.

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Located at 29.14 91.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Buddhist buildings in Tibet, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Dzongs of Tibet, Forts in Tibet, History of Tibet, Palaces in Tibet, Tibetan Buddhist places

Taktsé Castle

Taktsé Castle was a castle located in the Chingwa district of Chonggyä in central Tibet. According to legend, it was home to the kings of Tibet before Songtsen Gampo (604–650) moved his capital to Lhasa. It later became the birthplace of the Great Fifth Dalai Lama (1617–1682), whose aristocratic family had made their home there. Its ruins remain.

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Located at 29.03 91.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Tibet, Former castles

Valley of the Kings (Tibet)

The Valley of the Kings or Chongye Valley branches off the Yarlung Valley to the southwest and contains a series of graveyard tumuli, approximately 27 kilometres south of Tsetang, Tibet, near the town of Qonggyai on Mure Mountain in Qonggyai County of the Shannan Prefecture. The site possesses eight large mounds of earth resembling natural hills that are believed to contain eight to ten buried Tibetan kings.

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Located at 29.01 91.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Tibet, Cemeteries in China, History of Tibet, Mass graves, Valleys of Tibet, Visitor attractions in Tibet