Tibet Relics - Lagyaly Palace Relic
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Tibet Relics - Lagyaly Palace Relic

Update: Jan. 14th, 2014

Lagyaly Palace

Walk along Yarlung Zangbo River and you will find countless cultural relics of Tibetan nation that created thousands of years ago. Lagyaly Palace Relic is one of those amazing treasures of Tibet. If you are interested in the story and culture of Tibet tour, you will not miss this newly mentioned one because it is little-known by tourists till now.

Tibet Relics - Lagyaly Palace Relic

After visiting Lhasa highlights, we will escort you to Qusong County driving to the south of Yagyang River. Qusong County is located in Shannan Prefecture of Tibet and it was originally named Lagyaly. During the period of the 12th Century, a temple named Lagyaly was built in Qusong County by the direct line of descent of Tubo Royal Court. The direct line of the decent of Tubo Royal Court moved to Qusong County from Ngari Prefecture and created the new government here that representative of the political regime. And then Lagyali Kingdom was established and many palaces was started building.

It is said that the chosen of Qusong County as the regime of the new kingdom was because the similar terrain of Ngari prefecture. After that, the new kingdom was named "Lagyali" and then the dominance hierarchy featuring the unification of the state and the church was successively formed. It had governed Lagyaly (Qusong County), Sangri, Gyacha, and Longtse County till the eve of democratic reform in Tibet.

The palace relic of Lagyaly Kingdom can be seen not far from Qusong County. It was preserved well and surrounded by a beautiful village. The remaining ruins obviously witnessed the vicissitude of a kingdom in old Tibetan time. There are two main parts of the huge palace has been remained. Both of the two buildings are interlinked, which means the unification feature of the state and the church. Lagyaly regime once published a serious of rules for a better management in Qusong County, just like a local landlord, for example, legislate the relative laws, built the temples, reclaim the farmland, built the prison and collect taxes from local rich family, etc.

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