Lhorong County Attractions
Lhorong County is a county of the Qamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. The county covers an area of 8,108 km2 (3,131 sq mi) and has a population of around 40,000 as of 2003. The word Lhorong means "valley in the south" or "river in the south" in Tibetan.
Attractions of Lhorong County
Zhuoma Langcuo Lake(卓玛郎措湖): Zhuoma Langcuo Lake which means Du mu nv shen Lake in Tibetan language, is one of the biggest freshwater lakes in Lhorong County, 40 KM away from county seat.
Badongcuo Lake(八冻措湖): Badongcuo Lake means Hailuo Lake(海螺湖), located at the top of Bamei mountain(八美山) of Lajiu Town(腊久乡), 88 KM away from Lhorong County seat. The water surface of the lake with 7 KM length, 1.5 KM width is representing a milk white all year round.
Leiwuqi Monastery(类乌齐寺): Leiwuqi Monastery, also called Yanggong Monastery(扬贡寺), named Chajiema(查杰玛), or Gepeilin(格培林) in Tibetan language. It is a famous Geju monastery integrated Tibetan, Han and Nepali architectural style.
Karub Ruins(卡若遗址): It’s one of the three large primeval cultural ruins in Tibet and from the New Stone Age with a history of 4,000 years with a close relationship with the ancient culture of Yellow River Valley.