Taizhao Exhibition Hall in Gongbogyamda County, Nyingchi

Chinese Name: 太昭陈列馆
English Name: Taizhao Exhibition Hall
Location: Located in Gongbogyamda County(工布江达县), Nyingchi Prefecture(林芝市), Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All day

About Taizhao Exhibition Hall

Tibetan Village Museum- Taizhao Exhibition Hall is located in Gongbogyamda County, Nyingchi Prefecture, and it is in the Tang – Bo Ancient Road and Taizhao Ancient Town. Taizhao has been formerly known as Yamda(江达), it means that “the first village of a hundred villages” in Tibetan language.

History and Development of Taizhao Exhibition Hall

Tang – Bo Ancient Road(唐蕃古道)is shortened from Tang Dynasty – Tubo Dynasty Ancient Road. It is not only a well known important ancient traffic road in Chinese history, but also the way which must be passed to the Kingdom of Nepal, India, Qinghai Province, and Tibet Region, etc. Tang – Bo Ancient Road is originated from Xian City of Shanxi Province to Lhasa City of Tibet Autonomous Region by way of Gansu and Qinghai. It is approximately 3000 kilometers long. It is also highly praised as the southern route of the Silk Road as it stretches throughout the roof of the world – Tibet and the west part of China. It is significant to connect the southwest part of China, too.

Main Attractions- Tang – Bo Ancient Road, Taizhao Ancient Town

Since 2005, the government of Gongbogyamda has invested more than 20 million RMB in the protection and tourism development of Taizhao Ancient Town and has set up a museum of Taizhao integrating folk customs, history and red tourism. It is located at 318 State Road for visitors to travel. Taizhao Ancient Town(太昭古城) is a comprehensive scenic spot mingled with the tourism elements of eating, accommodation, traveling, shopping and entertainment as well as the folk customs, history and culture, the red tourism in one.

Attraction Transportation

1. Rental Car– You can rent a car in Bayi Town or Lhasa. If you drive from Bayi Town, it’s about 120 km. If you drive from Lhasa City, it’s about 360 km. 
2. Trek– If you get off at Bayi Bridge, you can trek all the way to Draksum-tso. It’s about 8-hour walk. 

Attraction Travel Tips

1. Traveling Hours: 2 hours
2. Traveling Seasons: All year
 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.