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'''Qamdo''' 昌都 (also spelt 'Chamdo') is a city in south-east [[Tibet]].
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'''Qamdo''' (昌都; also spelt Chamdo) is a city in southeast [[Tibet]].
  
 
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As a capital of the former region of Kham, Qamdo has a rich history and heritage. Located on the banks of the Mekong River, this pleasant and layed-back city is a logistic place to take a break before traveling deeper into Tibet.  
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As a capital of the former region of Kham, Qamdo has a rich history and heritage. On the banks of the Mekong River, this pleasant and layed back city is a logistic place to take a break before traveling deeper into Tibet.
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* '''Neydo Tashi Choeling''' — the main monastery of Karma Chagme Rinpoche, the head of the  Neydo Kagyu lineage of Vajrayana Buddhism, is among stunning scenery near the village of Ngom, about three hours from Qamdo city.
  
* '''Neydo Tashi Choeling''', the main monastery of Karma Chagme Rinpoche, the head of the  Neydo Kagyu lineage of Vajrayana Buddhism, is located among stunning scenery near the village of Ngom, about three hours from Qamdo city.
 
  
 
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Qamdo (昌都; also spelt Chamdo) is a city in southeast Tibet.

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As a capital of the former region of Kham, Qamdo has a rich history and heritage. On the banks of the Mekong River, this pleasant and layed back city is a logistic place to take a break before traveling deeper into Tibet.

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  • Neydo Tashi Choeling — the main monastery of Karma Chagme Rinpoche, the head of the Neydo Kagyu lineage of Vajrayana Buddhism, is among stunning scenery near the village of Ngom, about three hours from Qamdo city.




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