Lvlong Monastery in Ngamring County, Shigatse

Chinese Name: 吕龙寺
English Name: Lvlong Monastery 
Location: Located in Zhuntang Village of Ngamring County
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Lvlong Monastery in Ngamring County, Shigatse

Lvlong Monastery is located in Zhuntang Village, Ngamring County. Lvlong Monastery is more than 4300 meters above sea level, tourists should pay attention to avoid High Altitude Sickness. It was built in 1095, dating back to 1,000 years history. The founder of this monastery named Niedunba(聂顿巴) which is the first abbot. It is the most important and earliest Sakya(萨迦派) Monastery in Ngamring County, covering an area of 824 km².  

Attraction Transportation:  due to perfect traffic system, visitors can take bus or choose self-driving to Zhuntang Village from Ngamring County seat. 
Attraction Tips: 
• Traveling Hours: 1 or 2 hours
• Traveling Seasons: All seasons
• High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content
• Bring a good, broad spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF factor and a high SPF lip sunscreen to protect your lips too. 
• Never climb or sit on Buddhist statues or stupas.
• Avoid touching the head of monks or nuns and show respect to a nun or monk or spiritual teacher.
• Remove your shoes and your hat when entering a shrine room or monastery.