Gyantse Sidestreet, Tibet

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Image taken from a sidestreet in Gyantse, Tibet and portrays the Gyantse Dzong Fortress on a huge spur of rock. The fortress was constructed in 1390 and guarded the southern approaches to the Tsangpo Valley and Lhasa. The town was surrounded by a wall 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) long. The entrance is on the eastern side.
Location: Gyantse Dzong, Xigaze, Tibet, China