Guge Kingdom, Zanda County
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Philipp M Z
Das Königreich Guge mit der Zitadelle Thöling liegt sehr abgelegen im Westen Tibets, rund 1500 km von Lhasa entfernt. Die Anfahrt über den letzten Pass von über 5000 m ist spektakulär und von dort kan... read more »The Guge Kingdom with the Citadel of Thöling is located approximately 1500 km from Lhasa lying in the West of Tibet. The directions of the last pass of more than 5000 m is spectacular and from there you can see the whole Himalayan mountains as its frontier with India. Take the pass down through a beautiful landscape as in the Grand Canyon. In the monastic guesthouse in Thöling, we have stayed off 20 minutes from the Citadel. The Citadel is carved in a 200 m high mountain. The common people lived at the bottom of the river or the mountain caves. Earlier the Ministers and at the top of the Palace of the King. You can see still the defense measures such as huge spin that landslides on attacker could be overthrown. The steep mountain is full of corridors and escape routes. Very impressive. Once up, you can enjoy a great foresight.show original
I visited this place with my local guide and I stayed in a nearest town for few days. If you want to experience a sort of Tibetan Grand Canyon this is the right place. As for the ruins of the Guge Kin... read more »
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