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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. Ta'er Monastery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Huangzhong County Edition.
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  • I been for just 4 days to Xining and visit the Ta'er Monastery. Very interesting place with an lot of old buildings, interesting to see how they live or lived there. Everywhere beautiful architecture ...  more »
  • 印象中,幾十年來沒進過佛寺,這一次是西寧的朋友,它們夫妻兩人,帶著我坐大約一小時的公車來到塔爾寺,買了參觀卷後,三人入內參觀,裡面的每個殿,都有各自的主題展示,其中有一座殿,外面見到藏人在行大禮,哇,就像電視上見到的一樣,哪麼虔誠。 進入這座宮殿內,隱約傳來鐘聲,看了看旁邊的人,好像都沒聽見,當時感到很怪異,順著門進入的方向,順時鐘,安靜地走了一圈,一踏出門口,鐘聲停了。  more »
  • Province capital Xining in Qinghai province in the West of the city, 湟 is a Tibetan Buddhist temple located in the County. Was only one of six large and larger. Many Tibetan Buddhist believers who came to visit in the snow is a tasteful atmosphere. Has revived after pretty much suffered a blow during the cultural revolution, but is prosperous in the past so far.
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  • Impressive living history
  • 一個極具歴史價值的寺廟
  • great temple
  • The spirituality that is out there.
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  • 美麗塔爾寺