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Tagong Temple (Lhagang Monastery)

Tagong Country, Kangding County 626006, China
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Awesome in a very real sense of the word

This is an incredible place to visit. It is not a tourist attraction(although we were warmly... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
smallfootstep
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Dublin
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Difficult to Grasp the History

I may have just visited on a bad day as I didn’t feel I could get a good grasp on the history... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
esemmes
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Tagong Country, Kangding County 626006, China
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This is an incredible place to visit. It is not a tourist attraction(although we were warmly greeted by all we met), it is a very real monastery. The monks are so tolerant of outsiders coming in, but obviously some respect is expected in return. Absolutely...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

I may have just visited on a bad day as I didn’t feel I could get a good grasp on the history. Perhaps it was because there was no one collecting the entrance fee and no handout to explain what you were seeing. I tried...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Went there on the 15th of the month during Tibetan new year, there were many local families there, busy time. The monastery is home to many important historical & religious relics. When I was there, no entrance fee was charged. There is one public bus...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Has alot of these circles on the outside of the temple and locals go arround the temple and swipe them, this is for free But entering the temple has small fee , you can pay and get inside but nobody speaks english so you cant...More

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Reviewed November 6, 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

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Reviewed October 24, 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
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Reviewed October 12, 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

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Reviewed August 8, 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
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Reviewed March 28, 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
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Reviewed February 8, 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
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380zlatko
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Response from FlorenHL | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I was there recently. I traveled to the monastery from Kangding city. If you are departing from Kangding, you can take the public bus outside Kangding bus station (the main one) daily around 8:30 am, which costs 20... More
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