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Gyangze Old Street

Within Gyangze County, Gyangze County 857400, China
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A Trip Back In Time

If you have spent some time in Lhasa, which is in many ways a very big and modern city, especilly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ida B
Authentic Tibetan old town

(Gyangze seems to have a few different spellings. ) This was an interesting walk through the old... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Jez B
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“sheep” (3 reviews)
“animals” (3 reviews)
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Within Gyangze County, Gyangze County 857400, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have spent some time in Lhasa, which is in many ways a very big and modern city, especilly around the new part of town, and if you have enjoyed Lhasa's old town, then you should visit, Gyangze's old stree, and enjoy this small...More

Thank Ida B
Reviewed 12 November 2017

(Gyangze seems to have a few different spellings. ) This was an interesting walk through the old town - the buildings are very quaint and we also saw an impressive tibetan mountain dog gnawing on a bone!

Thank Jez B
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Worth walking down here to monastery, great views, lots of cows, really fascinating, goves you much more of an insight into life in tibet and great photo opportunities

Thank Sammy S
Reviewed 18 July 2017

It is very close to the Palkor Monastery and you should visit it. The vies to the castle is amazing.

Thank Σοφια Κ
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Your guide will take you here (if you are lucky) on a walk from your Hotel past Gyantse Dzong towards Gyantse Palkhor Monestary. This street appears to represent what most Tibetan towns used to look like - with the addition of fantastic vies of the...More

Thank Rautakallio
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We took a walk through this street after the Monastery. It's a nice street and has some scenic views, and also you can see animals (cows, sheep and dogs) see there. But it is not too special.

Thank Ralph W
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I could not help falling in love with this place at first sight. Animals were randomly strolling on the driveways because there were actually only very few cars. Buildings and people looked real and primitive. Friends and I raced through the the old street back...More

Thank Bestlambert
Reviewed 27 May 2016

It won't take more than an hour, but it will be absolutely rewarding! Going to or coming from famous "Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa", do ask your guide to walk through the old traditional Tibetan quarter of Gyantze. Narrow streets, many vendors, cows, sheep, dogs...More

Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Vendors bustling with bitter and prayer flags, typically for worshipping in the monastery. Hard to find anything else.

Thank Somosmita
Reviewed 29 October 2015

A special monastery and a bizarre landscape which I have never seen before. Shortly before Shigatse... amazing!!!

Thank Zwillingsseele
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