HPA2006-The Kingdom of Guge, an Ancient Empire in Tibet
By Zhong Guohua (China)
HPA2006 Documentary Award
Six hundred years after the Tibetan Tubo Dynasty, a kingdom “Guge” dominant in the south of Tibet, carrying forward the Buddhism and defensing the invasion, left a remarkable ink on the stage of history. However, three hundred years ago, the Guge Kingdom suddenly turned from prosperous into declined, lost from the large sea of desert. The large kingdom has only vast site with relics left---- all sorts of palaces, halls and houses, caves, forts, stupas, tower walls, defense walls, tunnels and hidden channels, covering 720,000 square meters in total.
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