Tiantuo Monastery in Zogang County, Chamdo
Chinese Name: 田妥寺
English Name: Tiantuo Monastery in Zogang County, Chamdo
Location: Located in Zogang County, Chamdo Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day
About Tiantuo Monastery
The main religious sites—the three monasteries are all concentrated in Tiantuo Town（田妥镇）, Zogang County, Chamdo Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, among which, Zogang Monastery（左贡寺）is the largest one. The other two monasteries, Tuka Monastery and Tiantuo Monastery（田妥寺）are both located in the hillside of Tiantuo Village. There collects many national historical relics, such as the wooden tires, the clay sculptures, the golden bodhisattva etc. The architectural style of Tiantuo Monastery is unique, with exquisite workmanship and delicate carving.
Tourist can travel to Lhasa by air or train firstly and then transfer to Zogang by long-distance bus, which is the major choice. And you can transfer from Qamdo to Zogang County. There is no need for you to worry about the transportation.
Attraction Travel Tips
- Traveling Hours: 1 to 2 hours
- Traveling Seasons: March to October.
- High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Better take some medicines for relief and keep warm all the time.
- As there is a large temperature gap between daytime and night, it is highly recommended to take along some pieces of thermal clothing, hat, and gloves and so on.