Situated in the Tsada region of Ngari the Guge Kingdom was originally built in the 10th Century. According to historical records some sixteen hereditary kings have reigned here. The extensive Guge kingdom ruins are found on a hillside around 300 meter high. The ruins cover an area of 180,000 square meters, and include five magnificent temples and palaces, more than 300 chapels, 300 caves, and 3 stupas each of which are around 10 meters in height. The temples contain many lively murals and clay sculptures.
THE RUINS OF THE GUGE KINGDOMS