Shigatse

Located on the southwest of the Tibetan plateau, Shigatse is one of Tibet’s cultural centre with spectacular scenery. From colourful prayer flags to beautiful monasteries and impressive fortresses, discover the Tibetan heartland.

Shigatse

As one of the highest cities in the world at 3840m above sea level and surrounded by mountainous ranges, Shigatse boasts stunning 360° views. Built in the 14th century, the 600 year-old historic and impressive Tashilhungpo Monastery is the real draw of the city as the seat to generations of Panchen Lamas, an appointment only second to the Dalai Lama.

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