Ta'er Monastery, Huangzhong County

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Watch Buddhist monks, devotees, and pilgrims working the prayer wheels and prostrating themselves to Buddha at Ta'er Monastery. The monastery was built in the 16th century by the Yellow Hat Sect to mark 150 years from the death of its founder, Tsong Khapa. Gradually climbing up a mountain slope, the complex features 52 halls and sleeping quarters with nearly 9,300 rooms. Walk through courtyards and see palaces and temples built in a combination of Han and Tibetan-style architecture. The two central halls house a silver tower erected to commemorate Tsong Khapa and a gold tower with his ashes. Admire the walls of the halls, lavishly decorated with flower patterns, embroideries, and colorful flags, as well as pictures telling the story of Buddhism. A visit to Ta'er Monastery represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Huangzhong County trip itinerary planning tool to plot your vacation.
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  • Address: No. 56th, Quintalu, Xining City, Qinghai Province (elevation: 2696 m) Tickets: 80, > 70-year-old free open time: 8:00-18:00 run: 2 hours (at least) micro-letter public number: Qhtaersi "TIPS" There are two times, so we must put the tickets well, In some monasteries (remember 3 times) are to check the ticket. The Panchen Palace is on the back hill. It's said to be surrounded by temple and collecting tickets for sightseeing cars.
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  • This temple was for the teacher of Dalai and Banchan Lamar. He created the Huang Jiao, one kind of Tibetan Buddhism. There are many Tibetan people praying there.  more »
  • The place is not too far away from Xining downtown , if you are in a road trip , it’s about 25 minuets drive from city to monastery temple , if not , also you can take a bus from Xinning ( if nothing ...  more »
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