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|The road between Lhasa (Tibet) and Kathmandu stretches for 920 km and is known as the Friendship Highway.|
|Lhasa in Tibet (Xizang)|
Khashgar in Xinkiang.
|Inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger: 2003|
The cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley is illustrated by seven groups of monuments and buildings which display the full range of historic and artistic achievements for which the Kathmandu Valley is world famous. The seven include the Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu), Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stup...
|The bridge (In Progress) over Kyu-chu river near Lhasa in Tibet.||09/15/2006||628|
|Unfortunately in low-res....||08/21/2005||1,526|
|Lhasa City - Tibet||09/27/2005||1,412|
|With a 3,000-meter-long runway, the airport, 400 kilometres from Tibet's regional capital of Lhasa, is expected to have an annual passenger flow of 120,000.|
The airport is located at 2,954 meters above sea level, lower than the other two civil airports in Lhasa and Qamdo.
Its low altitude will make Nyingchi an ideal first stop for tourists to gradually adapt themse...
|One of several points along the Military Road where the cliff edge is just getting too close to the road. Combined tidal and weather erosion has already caused this road to be re-routed several times. The road was originally a straight Roman road, the foundations of which can be seen in places in the cliff face.||03/04/2006||784|
|The ancient road of Tibirke is from the Iron Age (500BC - 0) and is 100 meters long and 3 meters wide.|
Under the road was found another road which was dated back to 2800 BC. Pillows for a bridge was found too. That road was 150 meters long.
The road appeared 1943 through turf digging.
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|In a country with not many good roads, here's a new road in hi-res. This road stretches on for over 200 miles. ||01/24/2009||462|
|It's as if they ran out of money while building this road so they just stopped. Cause these cars are driving on dirt, not road...||10/18/2006||846|
|The Chain of Craters road ends here due to lava flows covering the road.||07/29/2007||1,975|