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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s a nice walk in a Monastery if you’re in Shigatse with some free time. But if you don’t have the time, I wouldn’t go out of my way to visit this Monastery, there are more impressive one in Lhasa

Thank j m
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 .

Thank tibetanstravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All kinds of interesting Buildings and got to watch a parade of Monks. This can't be missed with all it's History.

Thank jim f
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful monastery- 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

Thank BostonBostonGirl
Reviewed 20 July 2018

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

Thank Seevali D
Reviewed 20 July 2018

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

Thank pom1972
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Far superior in terms of ambiance and interacting with Tibetans than anything you'll visit in Lhasa. This is my favorite place in Tibet.

Thank LMilich
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank koh_rachel2103
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Agnes H
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Very well kept. Unfortunately nobody concern about the public toilets. Very dirty full of flies and mosquitoes. Totally neglected areas. Hundreds of people visit this beautiful monument and did enjoy photographing. Crossing these washrooms were also a sort of challenge due bad smell. If the...More

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