Which monasteries are there in Tibet?
Buddhism is essence of Tibetan culture. And monasteries are the best place to experience Buddhism. You can see devout and knowledgeable lamas in every monastery you visit. Besides, Tibet monasteries are also featured in spectacular architectural style which you can only see in Tibet. There is a monastery even a small town.
Lhasa and surrounding regions have gathered many important monasteries in Tibet, including Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Ganden Monastery and Drak Yerpa.
Shigatse area also an important Buddhism center where you can see some outstanding monasteries, such as the largest monastery in Tibet – Tashilumpo Monastery, historicalPalkor Monastery in Gyantse and Sakya Monastery in Lhatse, and the highest monastery in the world – Rongbuk Monastery on the peak Mount Everest.