Tashilhunpo Monastery (3,500 m), founded in 1447 by the first Dalai Lama, means ‘heap of glory’ or ‘all fortune and happiness gathered here’.
Pelkor Monastery, also named Pelkor Chode Monastery or Shekar Gyantse is the main monastery in Gyantse and famous for Kumbum Stupa..
Natang Monastery, located 15 Km away from Shigatse, is constructed in 1033. This monastery is 400 years older than Tashilhunpo Monastery.
Mount Everest, Earth’s highest mountain (8,844.43 meters) is located in the international border between China and Nepal, one of the top attractions in Tibet.
As one of the most famous Hot Springs in Tibet Autonomous Region, Kangbu Hot Spring locates in Kangbu Village, Yadong County, Shigatse.
Peikutso, also named Lake Paiku, is the largest lake in Shigatse, Tibet. This lake is 4, 592 meters above sea level and close to Mount Shishapangma.
The Sakya Monastery is the principal monastery of the Sakyapa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism, it locates at 25 Km southeast of a bridge which is 127 Km west of Shigatse.
Shalu Monastery, located only 22 kilometers south of Shigatse in Tibet, was constructed in t