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Ramoche Monastery (Xiao Zhao Si)

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Address: North of Jokhang Temple, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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Second temple of importance, can´t miss it

It´s an amazing place to visit. You can see the moncs murmuring their phrases and praying and students learning a branch of the buddhism. Inside the monastery you can find a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It´s an amazing place to visit. You can see the moncs murmuring their phrases and praying and students learning a branch of the buddhism. Inside the monastery you can find a Little statue of the 12 year old Sakyamuni, which the nepalese princess brought during the Tang dynasty.

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Lhasa, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple has very very special statue that brought by the Nepalese princes when she came to Tibet.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

An ancient monastery. Must visit when in Lhasa. It is very popular with locals and tourists alike. A visit will give immense mental peace and comfort.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

After all so popular and crowded places in Lhasa, this is a gem in the old town. The golden roofs are splendid and the view to the Potala Palace. But most of all, you'll see monks murmuring their phrases and you may even sit quietly next to them. Admission fee 20 Yuan.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Not too special from the outside and the same same inside. I'd rate it as must see only after the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

You may see the followers do their praying in front of the plaza. Great scenery when you climb up to top of the building. Worth for a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

It's a must when you visit Lhasa. If your guide does not include a visit to the Ramoche temple, ask your guide. If he has time, he will take you there for sure. And ask him about the Buddha statues offered by the princesses who married the tibetan king and the place exchange after the kings death. There's a lot... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Not a big temple, but have important historical and religion meaning. A interpreter is essential to help with the understanding and appreciation of this place

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

If you visit at midday you may find it all shut up. As a tourist you can enter with your 20 RMB ticket while it's closed to the general public, but it's more interesting when everyone is allowed in and the monks are beating on the drum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

The first good part is you are called to cross E Beijing rd and venture over to the locals part of town. The grit and thrum of everyday Lhasa is much more apparent. You cross another few blocks, and then there is this oasis of otherworldly calm, all the more striking when packed in the neighborhood. Second, this is a... More 

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