Ta'er Monastery, Huangzhong County

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#1 of 18 in Historic Sites in Qinghai
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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  • August 13, 2017
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  • August 6, 2017
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  • August 5, 2017
    This is one of the 'must see' places near Xining. One can see some remaining traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. From the parking area, you have to take escalators to reach the commercial area. From there...  more »
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    Impressive living history
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