Repairs begin on Guge Kingdom site

16:33, May 10, 2011      

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Two workers carry construction materials for repairing the Guge Kingdom Cultural Heritage site on May 8 in Ngari Prefecture, Tibet. (Xinhua Photo)



Photo, taken on May 8, shows a scaffold has already been set up over the outside of a palace hall of Guge Kingdom. (Xinhua Photo)



Photo, taken on May 9, shows the Guge Cultural ruins at sunrise. (Xinhua Photo)


The Tibetan government is investing 57.4 million yuan to protect and repair the cultural heritage of the Guge Kingdom, and the project was recently officially launched. The scope of repairs this time includes protection work and repairs to frescos of the five main palace halls, dilapidated walls and ruins, caves, reinforcing side slopes as well as drainage works.

More than 1,000 years ago, a powerful kingdom with a splendid civilization was born here. But after more than 700 years of rule, the kingdom was destroyed by internal disorder and invasion from the outside. What remains here are the ruins of the capital of the Guge Kingdom.
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