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Tashilhunpo Monastery is situated in Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. In 1447, the first Dalai Lama built it and it has been one of the six great Gelugpa monasteries. If you go to Shigatse, you cannot miss the marvelous monastery where...more
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A famous monastery worth for a short visit. This monastery was famous amongst the local where they send their 7 years old children to become a monk. It is said if you have a monk in your family, your family will have a good reputation...More
the Tashilunpo monastery is located at the west part of Shigatse city ,which is one of the six Tibetan Buddhist Gelup-pak school monastery in U-tsang region ,it is built in 1448 by the No 1st Dalai Lama .
Situated on a hill- some of monastery still in original condition. Beautiful statues, stupas and paintings. Beautiful lare statue of Future Buddha in gold. Stupa of 4 th Panchen Lama was silver and gold . 10 th panchen lama and 5-9 th panchen...More
We visited Tashilhunpo Monastery, situated in the backdrop of an attractive mountain, on the clear morning of 9th June 2018. After obtaining the entry ticket (80 CNY per adult) we passed through the security gate. As we entered into the compound we encountered a grand...More
Very impressive monastery and very busy. Lots of statues and stupas and without being allowed to take photos of most of it it all blurs a bit. Standouts for me were some chatty friendly monks who were keen to know more about our group and...More
We decided to walk around rather than going inside. Good thing as it happened to be a big festival on the 29th June. Hugh crowd and we were blended into the massive crowd going down. Amazing experience.
The monastery built in the 15th century is an important historic site in Tibet’s second largest city Shigatse. Being the seating place of the Panchen Lama it is a Buddhist religious center visited by pilgrims from all over the world. A nice stop over on...More