Dewuqiong Engraved Stone in Lhozhag County, Lhoka (Shannan)

Chinese Name: 得乌穷刻石
English Name: Dewuqiong Engraved Stone in Lhozhag County, Lhoka
Location: Located in Lhozhag County, Lhoka Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Dewuqiong Engraved Stone

Dewuqiong Engraved Stone(得乌穷刻石)is in Jidui Village(吉堆村), Lhozhag County(洛扎县), Lhoka Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region. The whole stone is 3 meters of the length and width. The whole engraved stone is completely protected. The inscriptions of Dewuqiong Engraved Stone are written with antiquity and simple style. Its writing method and a verb are in accordance with the ancient Tibetan language specification of Rebajin Reform(热巴巾改革).

Attraction Transportation

Up to 2012, Lhozhag County realized the rural highway access rate more than 90%.  The highway traffic system is perfect; visitors can choose self-driving tour in Lhozhag County. There are 247.6 km from Gonggar Airport to Lhozhag County. Tourist can travel to Lhozhag County by air firstly and then transfer to long-distance bus, which is the major choice.

Attraction Travel Tips

  1. Traveling Hours: 2 to 3 hours
  2. Traveling Seasons: June to August 
  3. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content.
  4. Pay attention to prepare some necessities for the cold weather like the hat, gloves, scarf and thick winter coat and so on.
  5. Please try you best to respect the local folk customs, especially their religious belief and taboos when you traveling in Tibet.