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In Chamdo, there are many tourist sites located amid snow-capped mountains, fast-running rivers, thundering waterfalls, and dense forests. Then there are ancient monasteries, buildings, steles, villages and workshops---so many spots which can be dated back to ancient times. The Kanuo site in Chamdo (with a history of 4,000 to 5,000 years) is the first site of the Neolithic Age scientifically excavated in Tibet, displaying ancient civilization in the Lantsang River valley.

Ranwu Lake

Located in the southwwest of Rawok in Baxoi of Chamdo prefecture, 90km from the Baima County, Ranwu Lake is the main supply of Palong Tsangpo, a branch of The Yalu Tsangpo River. The lake has an area of 22,000 square kilometers, at an altitude of 3,850 meters, with length 26 km and width 1 to 5 km. In the north, it is the famous Lagu glacier, extending to the lake. … more>

Chambaling Monastery

Chambaling Monastery

Looking down from the top of the Tamala Pass, Chambaling Monastery appears tucked in the crisscrossing mountain ranges on a knoll-composed layers of red earth formed by ancient glaciers between the Tsarchu and Ngom Qu Rivers. This monastery was founded during the Ming period by a disciple of Tsongkapa after Tsongkapa's religious reform in Tibet. … more>

Kanuo Ruins

Located in Kanuo Village, 12 kilometers southeast to the Chamdo county town, the Ruins are at longitude 97°2′east, latitude 31°1′north, with an altitude of 3,100 meters. Two rivers, Lantsang River and Kanuo River, dissect the place into terraces of different elevation. Located at the forth terrace at the west bank of the Lantsang River, the ruins are close to Kanuo river to the south, Zilongla Mountain to the north, and Kanuo village to the west. … more>

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