Nangchen the ancient kingdom - , Tibet

Nangchen the ancient kingdom

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Nangchen, is a county of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southernmost Qinghai province. The county seat is Xangda, built in a side valley and on the right bank of the Dza Chu (upper reaches of the Mekong). The county’s name is derived from the former king (nang chen rgyal po) and kingdom of Nangchen, it was highly autonomous. The present-day’s county comprises the core area of that kingdom.

The Nangchen king historical evolution can be traced back to the mid-12th century. During the reign of the King, Nangchen is the center of economic culture and the political, therefore left behind a rich cultural and historical resources
When you visit Nangchen, you cannot only enjoy the mellow Tibetan culture but also the beautiful scenery.

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