|• Wylie transliteration||lha sgang|
|Prefecture||Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture|
|Time zone||CST (UTC+8)|
Tagong (塔公), also known as Lhagang (ལྷ་སྒང་) is a small town in Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of western Sichuan Province, in southwestern China. It is located in the historical Kham region of eastern Tibet.
It is the location of Tagong Monastery — a Tibetan Buddhist monastery and one of the most important in the area — in Tibetan Pel Lhagong.
It was established with reference to a nearby sacred mountain, Mt. Yala or Zhara Lhaste, 5,820 metres (19,090 ft) in elevation.
Tagong Grassland has an area of 712.37 square kilometres and located at 3900m in elevation.
Media related to Tagong Monastery at Wikimedia Commons
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