Zhaxijipei Monastery in Xaitongmoin County, Shigatse

Chinese Name: 扎西吉培寺
English Name: Zhaxijipei Monastery in Xaitongmoin County, Shigatse
Location: Located in the west of Jipei Village of Xaitongmoin County 
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

▪ About Zhaxijipei Monastery

Located in Xaitongmoin County,  9 kilometers away from county seat, it’s founded by GongPei in 14 century. By 1613, the monastery had been fully overhauled, which is dedicated to the ziggurats of two Tibetan experts, including the living Buddhas Damagabaza and Baidoji. It is one of the largest ancient temples in Xaitongmoin County. Zhaxijipei Monastery has been declared a national 3A-level tourist attraction.

▪ The Glimpse of Xaitongmoin County

The meaning of Xaitongmoin is that when you see something you will be delighted. Located in the Northwest of Shigatse, Xaitongmoin is a county of Shigatse City which is 83 kilometers away from the municipal government of Shigatse. .It is bordering with Namling county in the east, Xainza county in the north, Ngamring county in the west, Sakya county and  Lhatse county in the south.

▪ Attraction Transportation:

The highway traffic system is perfect; visitors can choose self-driving tour to Zhaxijipei Monastery, Xaitongmoin County. Tourist can also transfer to long-distance bus at Shigatse Passenger Transport Center to Zhaxijipe Monastery with ticket fee of 40 CNY  per person. In the meanwhile,  you can take the chartered bus to reach Zhaxijipei Monastery.

▪ Attraction Travel Tips: 

High Altitude Sickness Avoiding:  Bringing enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content.
Traveling Hours: 1 to 2 hours
Traveling Seasons: All seasons
Opening Hours: 9:00-18:00