Tibet is homeland of numerous Buddhist monasteries. Myterious Tibetan Buddhism appeals to lots of travellers around the world to travel come here. As another unique feature of Tibet, Tibetan monasteries and temples attract lots of foreign travllers all year around. In Lhasa, you can start your day with three great Gelugpa university monasteries: Observing monk debate in Sera Monastery; Hiking around Ganden Monastery and do the Kora; Enjoying Tibetan Shoton Festival in Drepung Monastery if you are lucky. Outside Lhasa, Samye Monastery, the first Buddhist monastery in Tibet is a must-see attraction in Lhokha region. Pelkor Chode Monastery and Sakya Monastery, these two typical Tibetan monasteries also enjoy high reputation that you should not miss. Rongbuk Monastery is the necessary attraction along the way to Everest Base Camp. Except these quite well-known monasteries, there are also lots of hidden monateries around Tibet. For travelers who are interested in Tibetan Buddhism, here our Tibet Travel Expert team select a list of almost all monasteries and temples in Tibet to help foreign travellers to learn more about Tibetan Buddhism. 

Tibetan Monasteries and Temples by Regions

Monastery Name List
(in English)
Monastery Name List
(in Chinese)
Admission Fee (Reference Only)
Lhasa Monasteries1Ani Tsangku Nunnery仓姑寺50 RMB
2Cemanlin Temple策满林寺/
3Cibalakang Temple次巴拉康寺Free
4Dolma Lhakhang Temple卓玛拉康寺35 RMB
5Drak Yerpa Monastery扎耶巴寺25 RMB
6Drepung Monastery哲蚌寺60 RMB
7Drigung Til Monastery直贡梯寺45 RMB
8Ganden Monastery甘丹寺50 RMB
9Great Mosque大清真寺Free
10Jokhang Temple大昭寺85 RMB
11Kundeling Temple功德林寺Free
12Meru Nyingba 默如宁巴寺/
13Muru Temple木如寺印经院Free
14Nalendra Monastery那仁札寺/
15Nechung Monastery and Temple25 RMB
16Pabangka/Pabonka Monastery帕邦喀寺Free
17Palalupu Temple帕拉鲁布/查拉鲁普20 RMB
18Qusang Temple曲桑寺/曲桑日追Free
19Ramoche Temple小昭寺35 RMB
20Reting Monastery热振寺30 RMB
21Sera Monastery色拉寺55 RMB
22Shugsheb Nunnery雄色寺Free
23Talung Monastery达隆寺/
24Tidrum Nunnery德仲寺Free
25Tsurphu Monastery楚布寺45 RMB
26Xiamiyuan Temple下密院寺Free
27Yangpachen Monastery羊八井寺Free
28Zaki Temple/Grashi Monastery扎基寺Free
Shigatse Monasteries1Natang Monastery纳塘寺Free
2Pelkor Chode Monastery白居寺60 RMB
3Phuntsoling Monastery平措林寺Free
4Ralung MonasteryFree
5Rongbuk Monastery绒布寺25 RMB
6Sakya Monastery萨迦寺45 RMB
7Shalu Monastery 夏鲁寺40 RMB
8Tashilunpo Monastery扎什伦布寺80 RMB
9Yungdrungling Monastery雍仲林寺20 RMB
Shannan Prefecture/Lhokha Monasteries1Chim-puk Hermitage青朴寺/
2Dorje Drak MonasteryFree
3Dratang Monastery扎塘寺Free
4Gonggar Chode Monastery贡嘎曲德寺20 RMB
5Mindroling Monastery敏珠林寺20 RMB
6Samye Monastery桑耶寺Free for entering
7Sandin Temple桑丁寺30 RMB
8Trandruk Monastery昌珠寺70 RMB
Nyingchi Monasteries1Buchu Monastery/
2Lamaling Temple喇嘛林寺15 RMB
Ngari Monasteries1Chiu Monastery即乌寺/
2Gossul Monastery果热寺/
3Korjak Monastery/
4Tholing Monastery托林寺50 RMB
5Trithapuri Monastery芝达布日寺Free
Nagchu Monasteries1Tashi Dor Monastery扎西岛寺Free
2Tsanden MonasteryFree
Chamdo Monasteries1Galden Jampaling Monastery强巴林寺Free
2Kamaduo StupasFree
3Riwoqe Monastery类乌齐寺Free
4Wara Monastery瓦拉寺Free

Hope all foreign travellers can have a good time in Tibet. If you are interested in a Tibetan monastery tour or any other Tibet tours, please feel free to contact our local travel agency and we will help you to organize a suitable trip in Tibet.


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