"Zetang / Tsethang" Zetang by grets

Zetang Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 57 photos

The city of Zetang is located at an altitude of , and is one of the largest in Tibet, and the capital of the Lhoka prefecture, meaning that it exercises direct control over the affairs of 13 counties. At the same time it is the capital of Nedong County. It was the capital of Tibet from 1349 until 1435 and now has a population of about 15,000 people. The name Zetang translates as ‘playground’. Also see my Nedong page for information on the Yarlong Valley region.

  • Last visit to Zetang: Sep 2005
  • Intro Written Oct 7, 2005
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“If you keep your face to the sunshine, you cannot see the shadows”

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