The site of the Guge Kingdom is located in the Zaprang district of Alizada County, on the south bank of the Xiangquan River, 19 kilometers from the county seat. It covers an area of about 1.83 million square meters on a loess hill more than 300 meters high. The palace of the Guge Dynasty. The palace was expanded from the 10th century to the 16th century by 16 generations of King Guge, and its scale was very large. It consists of a royal palace, temples, towers, stupas, and caves; the fortress is stacked against a mountain, and the height of the building from the ground to the top is 300 meters. It stands high, the terrain is steep, and the momentum is majestic; The city walls, like copper walls and iron walls, stood tall. It was built for the descendants of the Tubo royal family who once had millions of people. It has been here for more than 700 years and has passed down more than 20 generations of kings. It has a history of 1300 years and died in the 17th century, leaving it to future generations. Countless precious cultural relics and historical materials.
The ancient treasure trove of the ancient city is actually the wall of the ancient city. Although it was used for defense purposes, it was the crystallization of the integration of war and art. There are 4502 line carved stone statues and Mani stone carvings of the Tibetan Sanskrit mantra on the wall. The wind, frost, snow and rain for hundreds of years have caused most of them to fall off the foot of the wall. Over the years, stars have moved, and nature has printed it colorfully, which has enriched the artistic strength of the picture. It is really a large mani stone carving exhibition. Another type of stone inscription is carved on an oval cobblestone, so it is very close to the Shiquan River, and there are all kinds of pebbles in the river .
There are also six temples and temples in the ruins of the temple, namely the Red Temple, the White Temple, the Reincarnation Temple, the Pillow Temple, the King Palace, and the Assembly Hall. Among them, there are rich and lifelike murals in the Red Temple, White Temple and Reincarnation Temple. The main contents of the murals are: portraits of Shakyamuni and his father, the King of Fresh Food, portraits of Tubo Zamp and his prince, Portraits of Kings and subjects of the Gugg Kingdom. These murals are important materials for studying the history of the Guge Kingdom. The site is also surrounded by relics such as armor, vests, and shields used during the Guge Kingdom. It is worth mentioning that: a canal during the period of the Guge Kingdom still has some residual walls made of stones. This canal is 2 kilometers long and runs directly from the site to the Xiangquan River. This was not only the source of the draft for the Guge Kingdom, it was important to the development of agricultural production at that time.
The Ruggu Kingdom site is an ancient plateau with a large scale and vast area. It not only provides important material information for studying the history of Tibet, but also for studying ancient architecture in China.
1. Transportation: The Guge site is 18 kilometers away from Zada. the south of the county scene. After getting off, You can walk for a few kilometers. You can also ask for a tour charter at several guest houses, not far away.
Accommodation 2, accommodation: Zada County can stay, there are many restaurants in the town or Sichuan, because it is close to the Shiquan River, you can eat fresh vegetables, and the price is acceptable.