Gaxue Cliff Painting in Baxoi County, Chamdo

Chinese Name: 八宿嘎学岩画
English Name: Gaxue Cliff Painting 
Location: Located in Baxoi County, Chamdo
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Gaxue Cliff Painting in Baxoi County, Chamdo

Gaxue Cliff Painting is located in Baxoi County, Chamdo. It is 5 kilometers away from county seat near the Badong pasture(巴冬牧场). All the paintings are carved on a huge rock. The contents of Guxue Cliff Painting include single graphic letters and other combined patterns which reflect Buddhist thoughts. The combination patterns mostly reflect human activities, such as hunting, riding, running and so on. These rock paintings not only show the primitive life of the early man, but also reflect the understanding of nature by the early man. Gaxue Cliff Painting is the only group of early cliff paintings found in Changdu area so far. It provides important research data for the study of the early social form and life in Baxoi County.

Attraction Transportation: 

Visitors can take bus or choose self-driving. On account of snow and occasional road accidents, highway closures and concomitant traffic delays are not uncommon.

Attraction Tips: 
• Traveling Hours: 2 hours
• Traveling Seasons: All seasons
• High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content
• Bring a good, broad spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF factor and a high SPF lip sunscreen to protect your lips too.
• Please don’t hang flags in republic place.
• Located in the border area, you must behave ourselves well.
• Ask for permission before taking photos for Tibetan people.
• Don’t touch Tibetan’s head and shoulder.