Zidong Qude Monastery in Namling County, Shigatse
Chinese Name: 孜东曲德寺
English Name: Samzhu Gandan Monastery
Location: Located in Aima Village, Namling County
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day
About Zidong Qude Monastery in Namling County, Shigatse
Zidong Qude Monastery is located in Aima Village, north side of Yarlung Zangbo River. 3800 m above sea level, it was built by Jiayangmiwang Langgazhaxi(加央米旺朗噶扎西) who is the savior of Sakya. Zidong Qude Monastery has more than 600 years history up to now. It belongs to Tibetan Buddhism and dedicates Zhuoma Buddha. Zidong Qude Monastey is surrounded by trees, so tourists can appreciate beautiful scenery and pleasant natural landscape.
Zidong Qude Monastery is 57 kilometers away from Shigatse City, 31 km from 318 national highway. The closest airport is Shigatse Peace Airport. Visitors can take long-distance bus or choose self-driving from airport or Shigatse city.
• Traveling Seasons: All seasons