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Yangbajing Hot Springs

Yangbajing Hot Springs

Yangbajain is a town 87 kilometers northwest of Lhasa City. It is a lush green valley surrounded by the Nomads with yaks and sheep along the hillside. The town is famous for its Yangbajain Hot Springs which are geothermic and have been developed and used to produce half the electricity for Lhasa and areas nearby. 

The field of Yangbajing Hot Springs field has an elevation of about 4500 meters which makes it the highest altitude of its kind in China. The water temperature is about 30 to 84 degrees centigrade. The Yangbajing Geothermol Power Station is located on the edge of the Yangbajing Hot Springs field. As the first geothermal power station it has an area of about 30 square kilometers. 

Yangbajing is also still a large pasture of green grass. Today, indoor and outdoor swimming pools have been built for visitors to enjoy a swim. Sometimes while bathing in the warm pool people can experience snowfall. The natural warm water of Yangbajing Hot Springs is also good for the health. The abundance of geothermic heat in Yangbajing Hot Springs gives people a lot to explore.