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Kundeling Monastery (Kūndélīn sì)

Kundeling Monastery (Kūndélīn sì) Review

This monastery is often overlooked by tourists, so it's less crowded than others around Lhasa. If you arrive in the morning, climb to a second-floor chapel to see monks chanting, beating drums, and playing long bronze prayer trumpets. This temple also contains examples of sand painting, in which millions of colorful grains of sand are arranged in a complex pattern over the course of hours or even days.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Beijing Zhong Lu and Deji Lu, west of the Potala Palace, Lhasa, 850000
  • Phone: 0891/685–1973
  • Cost: Y10
  • Hours: Daily 9–8
  • Location: Lhasa
Updated: 03-05-2013

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