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Tagong Temple (Lhagang Monastery)

Tagong Country, Kangding County 626006, China
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paid 20 dollar for going inside

well. i paid 20 dollar for going inside and just took few picture as time was rush. not enough time... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
hong kong
A Must Visit For History Bluff

Very rich history that goes back a long long time. We visited on the eve of a 5 day celebrations... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Tk N
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24 Oct 2016
“A Must Visit For History Bluff”
6 Nov 2016
“paid 20 dollar for going inside”
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Tagong Country, Kangding County 626006, China
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

well. i paid 20 dollar for going inside and just took few picture as time was rush. not enough time to visit but go outside the corridor is good for taking picture, also climb to opposite hill and see the white tower also the Yala...More

Thank iamface
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Very rich history that goes back a long long time. We visited on the eve of a 5 day celebrations and they are busy decorating the monastery. We're told that the place will be swarmed with thousands of devotees for the next 5 days. One...More

Thank Tk N
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Also known as Lhagang Gompa, the Tagong Temple is a nice example of a typical Tibetan monastery, with its statues, painted walls, thangkas, incents smells and plenty of monks dressed in their carmine robes. At the time of our visit there was a large crowd...More

Thank worldnomad_01
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

It is simply good. A very typical Tibetan style temple. Many lamas in it. The statues and Buddhist wall paintings are marvelous. You can feel and see the spirituality of Tibetan people. I went here in early August. So no ceremony then.

Thank Di Z
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Lhagang temple(Tagong) is one of the biggest sakya temple in the region.specially worth to visit during the summer festival, when you can see the cham dances unfortunately the first picture shows aother monastery i think in kangding.

Thank Pasu R
Reviewed 9 February 2015

An amazing place which is a must-visit spot when you go to Kangding County, it's very windy and cold as it's winter now and the temple is really stupendous.

Thank tanervin93
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This Monastery is worth the visit for its extremely rich history. A temple was built here during Tibet's imperial period, and the rule of the first Dharma King Songtsen Gampo (3 Kings who are commonly credited for ushering Buddhism into Tibet and supporting its growth)....More

Thank A C
Reviewed 2 January 2015

nice monks, great monastery to get a first glimp of tibetan culture, it get better whan you travel all the way to dege

Thank HermanPermentier
Reviewed 16 July 2013

It's a decent enough temple, worth a visit while passing through. The grassplains and mountains in the surrounding area are the real winners.

Thank OSFlanker
Reviewed 13 May 2013

The old monastery got refurnished. The shining red walls were built, making this monastery looks bigger. There used to be prayer wheels hanging outside of the wall of this monastery and you can see the local Buddhists walking, chanting and turning the wheels all day...More

Thank AlexTung
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