Gyantse Dzong

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Gyantse Dzong information

Prices
admission Y40
Opening hours
8.30am-8.30pm
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Gyantse Dzong towers above Gyantse on a finlike outcrop, and has outstanding views of the Pelkhor Chöde Monastery and surrounding valley. The fort was taken by the British in 1904 during their invasion of Tibet. Entry is via the gate north of the main intersection, or drive up from the back side.