China opens new path to Tibet holy site for Indian pilgrims
- The new land passage offers a route from India through the Himalayas to Mount Kailash.
- In addition to its geographic isolation, Kailash has remained out of reach for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims due to China’s tight visa restrictions on travel to Tibet.
- The opening comes as China and India work to improve relations and remove obstacles–including ongoing border disputes–to improved economic and political ties.
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