Castle: time travel, dense fog
The castle is the echo of history, the back of the dynasty, writing dynasty replacement, rise and fall.
Ngari has many old castles.
Zada’s qilong ruins, the whole site with the help of the majestic mountain, standing proudly, like dapeng wings, and the symbol of dapeng xiangxiong dynasty happen to coincide.
Guge kingdom capital ruins, is a collection of more than 300 houses, more than 300 holes caves and three rows of more than 10 meters high pagoda complex. It is the most mysterious place of Tibetan civilization, bearing the former glory of guge dynasty, unique and independent in a yellow earthen forest.
The ruins of dabah, the palace and castle built by “dabah king” of guge kingdom, was also an important site integrating religion, politics, military and residential buildings in history.
Xiangzi ruins, one of the great cities of guge kingdom, is also the granary of the kingdom.
Dalak castle, the ruins of the xian Berlin temple presided over by gantan caiwang, was once the residence of the planzong government.
The ri tuzong castle, the residence of shinbai, the general of king gesar, was later the seat of the ri tuzong government.
Climb the process of the castle, is a process into the historical space and time, each mottled fragments are engraved with the traces of time, the history of the wind, heavy fog, what is the truth?
Temple: the oldest and most sacred
Ngari retains many temples, each with its own legend.
Zada torin temple, the first buddhist temple in Ngari region, is the important origin of Buddhism in the later stage of Buddhism, and the renewed Buddhism in guge period spread from torin temple to the whole Tibetan area. Red wall and earth forest set off each other, do not have some magnificent.
Families and temple
Plankoga temple is located at the border of China, India and Nepal. Every year, many believers from India and Nepal come to worship.
Gurujiang temple, the only preserved bon temple in Ngari, was built on the site of the birthplace of the bon religion more than 3,000 years ago.
Fresco: living ‘photo machine’
Frescoes are the gorgeous wonders of Ngari civilization.
Ancient Ngari, once had developed civilization, and neighboring Nepal, India, ladakh (now Kashmir) exchanges, merchants gathered, extremely prosperous.
Mural painting is Ngari history “photographic machine”, in front of the mural painting, a thousand years of time.
People who have been to the ruins of the capital of guge kingdom are all amazed by the frescoes of guge. In this huge complex of ancient buildings, the white temple, the red temple and the small sutras are all painted with brightly colored murals.
The mural of guge red temple depicts a celebration scene, in which musicians dressed in south Asian costumes, dancers wearing masks, and people from different states in different clothes and hairstyles come to watch the ceremony. The scene is lively and lively.
Tholing mural style by west culture edify, Indian, Persian, such as the murals in addition to the general religious deities statues, and the secular nature, Wang Tong, monk, who, envoys and monks, women and children, etc., from the hurrying to celebrate the festival, the course from civil mundane daily life to the king’s palace maid incense, all-encompassing and not painted.
Fifty kilometers northeast of torin temple, there are two sites in dongga piyang, the largest buddhist grottoes found in Tibet. There are nearly a thousand grottoes in total. In the buddhist grottoes at dongga site, the content of frescoes is rich, including Buddha statues, offering figures, buddhist stories, interpretation diagrams, Buddha worship diagrams, mystical mandala, and various decorative patterns. The characters and costumes all have strong kashmiri elements.
Spectacular sky, visual feast
Walking the Ngari plateau, one is often struck by the spectacle.
Ngari sunrise is the most stunning, covered by the sun guge capital ruins dazzling gold;
Zada tulin shining; Kangrinboqe is a burning fire.
Ngari evening, with the setting sun molten gold brilliant, like the spring river sparkling;
The curtain went up on bangong lake and she began her gorgeous performance with heavy makeup.
During the rainy season, you are likely to encounter rain in Ngari.
Earth forest over the lightning, like piercing the earth, black cloud pressure city city to destroy;
There’s a rainbow after the rain, and you walk through it like a dream.
Ngari is a feast of vision, a marvel of nature. The walk in Ngari will never disappoint.
This is Ngari, a place where you have to go.