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Tashilhunpo Monastery Tashilhunpo Monastery was founded by the First Dailai Lama in 1447, the First Dalai Lama,is a historic and culturally important monastery next to Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet.And the monastery's structure was expanded by the Fourth and successive Panchen Lamas. View More
Shalu Monastery Shalu Monastery, also Schalu Kloster, situated 22 kilometers southeast of Shigatse, is a nice combination of Han and Tibet architectural styles. View More
Everest Base Camp Mt. Everest, located in Tingri County at Sino-Nepal frontier and rising 8,844.43 meters above sea level, is the highest peak in the world. There are four peaks of more than 8,000 meters, and 38 peaks of more than 7,000 meters around Mt. Everest within 5,000 square kilometers. View More
Sakya Monastery Sakya Monastery is situated 160 km to the west of Xigaze City. It’s divided into the north and the south temples. The north temple was built in 1079, and it is desert now. The south temple was built in 1268, and keeps massive historical relics. There are very precious painted murals reflecting the historical events. The vast collection of books in Sakya Monastery is amazing, including not only Kanjur, Tanjur, and Pattra-leaf Sutra written by golden and cinnabar ink, but also ten thousands volumes of book reservation on astronomy, geography, history, medicine, literature, etc. View More
Rongbuk Monastery Rongbuk Monastery, situated at the foot of the peak, is the temple with the highest elevation in the world. It is only 40 km away from the peak, so it becomes the Base Camp for climbing up Mt. Everest from the northern slope. There are 217 glaciers distributing widely along the northern slope; among them the biggest is called Rongbuk Glacier. As the supreme point of the world, the mountain top is covered with snow all the year round, and when the glaring sun comes out, the peak becomes very pure and beautiful. View More
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