Located in the west of Tibet, Ngari is the ‘roof of the roof of the world’ and the center of world in Tibetan’s mind. The Mount Kailash and Lake Manasorovar in Ngari area are regared as the ‘sacred mountain’ and ‘holy lake’. In this land, sacred mountain, holy lake, mysterious ruins of Guge Kingdom make up the charm and mystery of Ngari.
Highlight of Ngari
▪ Mount Kailash: the famous sacred mountain and the center of world regarded by Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Bonism.
▪ Lake Manasorovar: At the altitude of 4588 meters, it is one of the highest fresh water lake in the world, meaning the lake where God’s will came into being.
▪ Toling Monastery: a famous monastery with wonderful murals that was built by the king of Guge Kingdom in A.D 996.
▪ Ruins of Guge Kingdom: a ruin that records the brilliant cultural and artistic achievement of Guge Kingdom, especially its gorgeous murals.
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