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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main street outside the Palkhor Monastery has been artificially widened by demolishing the old buildings and re-creating new ones in the old style but with a widen road - they call it modernising. But go behind this road and you see more untouched original...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Interesting - but please keep in mind: all is rebuilt or at least renovated and "modernized". It still gives an indication what Gyantse looked like in the past.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank UrsulaHans
Reviewed 31 October 2018

There is very little left of traditional Tibet, but this is one of the few areas we found where you could experience the feelings for old Tibet. It is not very long and can be easily walked in under 20 minutes. You will see a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TrevorCrichton
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Great place for an early evening leg stretch after a long drive and such a change from the hustle and bustle of Lhasa and other big towns. we enjoyed seeing all the decorated homes, with the family cows tied outside in the street, and chatting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank pom1972
Reviewed 5 December 2017

If you have spent some time in Lhasa, which is in many ways a very big and modern city, especilly around the new part of town, and if you have enjoyed Lhasa's old town, then you should visit, Gyangze's old stree, and enjoy this small...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ida B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

(Gyangze seems to have a few different spellings. ) This was an interesting walk through the old town - the buildings are very quaint and we also saw an impressive tibetan mountain dog gnawing on a bone!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JezB763
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Worth walking down here to monastery, great views, lots of cows, really fascinating, goves you much more of an insight into life in tibet and great photo opportunities

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sammy S
Reviewed 18 July 2017

It is very close to the Palkor Monastery and you should visit it. The vies to the castle is amazing.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Σοφια Κ
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Your guide will take you here (if you are lucky) on a walk from your Hotel past Gyantse Dzong towards Gyantse Palkhor Monestary. This street appears to represent what most Tibetan towns used to look like - with the addition of fantastic vies of the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Rautakallio
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We took a walk through this street after the Monastery. It's a nice street and has some scenic views, and also you can see animals (cows, sheep and dogs) see there. But it is not too special.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kaesebombe
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