Gyangtse Attraction

Read the following introductions for attractions in Gyangtse. You will know the top attractions there and you can also get to know the city attractions by category.

Top Gyangtse Attractions

Temples, Monasteries and Mosques

Kumbum Stupa & Pelkor Chode Monastery

Kumbum Stupa & Pelkor Chode Monastery

No trip to Gyantse would be complete without a visit to Palkhor Monastery. Located in the northeast of Gyantse at 3900 meters above sea level, Pelkor Chode Monastery, or Palkhor Monastery in Tibetan means auspicious monastery. It was first built in early 15th century and took 10 years to complete.

Waters(rivers, lakes, waterfalls)

Yamdrok Yumtso Lake

Yamdrok Yumtso Lake

Yomdrok Lake, less than 100 kilometres away from Lhasa, is reputed as one of the three sacred lakes in tibet, as well as the the largest inland lakes at the north foot of Himalayas. Known as the most beautiful water around the world, Yomdrok Lake looks like a fairy land where plateau lakes, snow mountains, pastures, hot springs, flora and fauna, temple are all available.