Namseling Manor, Lhoka (Shannan)
Chinese Name: 朗塞林庄园
English Name: Namseling Manor
Location: Located in Zhanang County(扎囊县), Lhoka Prefecture(山南市)，Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission fee: 50 RMB
Opening hours: All day
About Namseling Manor
It is an old aristocratic manor relatively preserved today as an important spectacle in the Yarlung scenic area. Perhaps the only building of its type still standing in Tibet, this ruined multistory family mansion is a minor site.
History and Development of Namseling Manor
Located in the Dranang village of the Zhanang County, the Namseling Manor was built during the reign of the Phakdru regime.
Main Attraction- Namseling Manor
The main building of the complex has seven storeys with a particular luxury. Apart from the main building, the manor has some other side buildings such as flat houses, stables and mills, dye houses, handicrafts and weaving workshops, pillbox and a prison. It is also a precious remain for studies on slave system in old Tibet. It is an old aristocratic manor relatively preserved today as an important spectacle in the Yarlung scenic area.
Tourist can travel to Lhasa by air to Lhasa Kongga International Airport(拉萨贡嘎国际机场）or train firstly and then transfer to Lhoka by long-distance bus, which is the major choice.
Attraction Travel Tips
1. Traveling Hours: 1~2 hours
2. Traveling Seasons: All year, and the period between March to October is the best time.
3. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water and some thick clothes, eating more fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and so on.
4. Pay attention to respect the local customers.