Gonjo County Overview
Chinese Name: 贡觉县 English IPA: Gòng Jué Xiàn Location: A county of the Chamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region Population (city): 40,000 persons (by the end of 2010) Language: Tibetan language and mandarin Chinese Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Gonjo County, (Tibetan: གོ་འཇོ་རྫོང་ Wylie go ‘jo rdzong; Chinese: 贡觉县; Pinyin: Gòngjué Xiàn) is a county of the Chamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region.
Highlights of Gonjo County
Qugong Cultural Site(曲贡文化遗址): Historic Sites, Address: Qugong Village, Xiangpi Township(相皮乡曲贡村).
Tongxia Monastery(通夏寺): built in A.D. 705, belonging to Tibetan Buddhism, is a key cultural object protection unit in Tibet Autonomous Region.
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Gonjo County Attractions
Gonjo County Gonjo County, (Tibetan: གོ་འཇོ་རྫོང་ Wylie go 'jo rdzong; Chinese: 贡觉县; Pinyin: Gòngjué Xiàn) is a county of the Chamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Attractions of Gonjo County Qugong Cultural Site(曲贡文化遗址): Historic Sites, Address: Qugong Village, Xiangpi Township(相皮乡曲贡村). Tongxia Monastery(通夏寺): built in A.D. 705, belonging to Tibetan Buddhism, is a key cultural object protection unit in Tibet Autonomous Region. [...]
Gonjo County Tours
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Climate & When to Go
The average temperature is 6.5℃, with average temperatures of 14.6℃ in July. The average precipitation is 480 mm per year. [...]
How to Get to Qamdo Gonjo County Air Located in the Bangda Grassland, the Chamdo Bangda Airport is the world's highest airport and has the longest runway. It is 136 kilometers (84.5 miles) from Chamdo County. As the first lateral airport in Tibet, Chamdo Bangda Airport started to be built in 1993 and finished in October, 1994. At present, it has air routes to/from domestic cities including Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Lhasa, Tianjin, Xian, and Xining; meanwhile, flights to/from Nepal are also [...]
Festivals and Activities
Qamdo Folk Custom in Tibet Qamdo Folk Custom in Tibet – Dressing Qamdo dressing is representative a regional culture and spirit. People in Qamdo Prefecture are called Kangba people. Men dress themselves very vigorous and unrestrained, bold and uninhibited. They prefer to wear long Tibetan knife, or other weapons. Their clothes are usually made of the silks and satins, cloth, and fabric, etc, and the edges are usually embroidered with otter's skin, tiger's skin, or leopard's skin, etc. Ladies dress themselves [...]
Tips: 1. As well as the Tibet Entry Permit, you also need to apply for Border Permit for traveling as this destination lies near the Chinese territory boundary. 2. Owing to the long distance and circuitous route, it is better to head for the attraction in the early morning. 3.There are inns and restaurant, where you can have a rest and a bite to eat. you can also take a picnic if you like. 4. May and September [...]
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Gonjo County Accommodation
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