Gyantse Dzong

The fortress of Gyantse, in China known as the ruins of defense against the British aggressors Dzong Hill and ruins of the fortress of resistance against the British aggressors Dzong Hill (江孜 宗 山 抗英 遗址Jiangzi Dzong kang Ying Yizhi ) in a circle Gyantse (江孜 县, Chinese Jiangzi xian ) is an old fort on the mountain fortress (Ch Dzong宗 山) in the large village Gyantse, Shigatse region of Tibet Autonomous region of the People 's Republic of China.

The mountain fortress dates back to the 9th century. In the 14th century, the monastery was Pelkhor near the fortress (also: Pelkor, Palcho etc.; Tibetan: dpal 'khor ) built.

The monastery fortress was known in 1904 as a defense against British attack in the British Tibet campaign under Colonel Sir Francis Younghusband, the siege could not withstand. She is since 1961 on the list of monuments of the People's Republic of China (1-5).