Palcho Monastery Pictures

The beautiful Bodhi Stupa, Kumbum in Tibetan, is the symbol of Palkhor Monastery with hundreds of layers printed with countless images of icons.

Built in 1427 on a mountain in northeastern Gyangtse County of Shigatse, Palcho Monastery is a typical Tibetan Buddhist structure with a combination of stupa and temple, regarded as the representative of the monastery style of 13th to 15th Century in Tibet. Sakya, Gedang and Gelug, three great schools of Tibetan Buddhism coexist in the temple. This is the most distinctive feature of Palkhor.

Attraction Intro: Palcho Monastery
  • The beautiful Bodhi Stupa, Kumbum in Tibetan, is the symbol of Palkhor Monastery with hundreds of layers printed with countless images of icons.
  • Butter and Tsampa sculptures, Palkhor Monastery, Tibet
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Asked by Ms.Berita from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 09, 2009 03:42Reply
Hi want to go in October and I need the best why to go from Australia. Can any help
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Answered by Mr.William | Jul. 10, 2009 03:34
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Well, you may consider to fly to Beijing or Shanghai from Australia firstly and then take train or domestic flight to Lhasa. Nice trip!
Answered by Mr.Aamir Khan from INDIA | Oct. 25, 2009 10:54
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u shud first come to India and then to tibet ....that is the best way to travel to lhasa
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