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Seat of the Panchen Lama

Xigaze is the second largest city in Tibet with around 40.000 inhabitants. Xigaze is an important city because it is the seat of the Panchen Lama, Tsong Khapa, the originator of the Yellow Hat Sect or Gelukpa sect.

  • Last visit to Xigaze: Aug 1991
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • budapest8's Profile Photo
    Jul 23, 2005 at 3:16 AM

    LOved your Tibet pages! Passed through Shigatse a few times back in'87 enroute to Katmandu from Lhasa. Looks pretty much the same as 20 years ago. When will you run out of places to visit???LOL.Keep it up.Tim

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2004 at 2:36 AM

    Another amazing place you have seen - thanks for sharing it with us! Such a shame what has happened to the Tibet culture since China conquered them.

  • grets's Profile Photo
    Oct 1, 2004 at 6:45 AM

    What incredibly colourful architecture. Great photography and excellent tips.

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2004 at 3:16 AM

    Lovely super tiny mini page Alije :-))

  • shivan's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2004 at 12:19 PM

    so nice! so coloured! Seems a wonderful place!

  • BarbaraForza's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2004 at 10:39 AM

    This is exactly where I would like to go...thanks for your advice!!!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Sep 20, 2004 at 8:43 AM

    Great little page! I love your picture of Tashilhunpo Monastery with those huge mountains covered by fog upwards :-)

  • seratonin's Profile Photo
    Jul 22, 2003 at 2:47 PM

    Great page with excellent pictures about this wonderful place! It looks like you've been to some great destinations!


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