• by Cherry
  • Last Updated: 2019-02-14

Shannan Prefecture is located in the southeast of Tibet. It's bordered Bhutan to the south is Bhutan, Lhasa to the north, Nyingchi to the east and Shigatse to the west. Shannan is the cradle of Tibetan culture. There are many famous attractions in Shannan prefecture, such as Yamdrok Lake, the Yumbulagang Palace, the Samye Monastery, etc. Shannan is also the origin of Tibetan Opera and Medicine. 

Shannan in Tibet map.

Geographic position of Shannan in Tibet


The distribution of major attractions in Shannan.

Most travelers choose to stay overnight in Tsetang when visiting the attractions in Shannan.

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