Pelkhor Chöde Monastery
The high red-walled compound of this monastery, founded in 1418, once encircled 15 monasteries from three different orders of Tibetan...
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Gyantse Dzong information
Lonely Planet review
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.