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- Last Updated: 2020-02-13
Ngari is located in the west of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, the northern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Platea and the core part of the Qiangtang Plateau. Ngari is where mountains meet such as the Himalayas and Gangdise, so it's being called "father of ten thousand mountains". At the same time, it is also the birthplace of the Yarlung Zangbo River, the Indus River, and the Ganges, so it is also called "the source of the hundred rivers." Every year, lots of tourists visit Ngari for Holy Lake Manasarovar, Sacred Mountain Kailash, mysterious Guge Kingdom, the ancient Tholing Monastery, and the unique landscape of Zanda Clay Forest.
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