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Address: Longwu Town, Tongren County 811300, China
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5-Day Tour: Tibet Home-stay From Xining
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Longwu Temple

It's half day's drive from the capital city Xining and it is better to combine this monastery with another big monastery Lebrang Monastery nearby on a trip to this place. Longwu... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 August 2014
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Chengdu, China
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Xining, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

Rongwo Monastery is located in heart of Rebkong town. It was found in the early 13th century. This is a mother monastery of 35 other monasteries in the region. the biggest monastery in the region. Currently there are about 800 monks live there. whoever travels to Rebkong, this is a great place to see what Tibetan monastery is like. the... More 

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Chengdu, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

It's half day's drive from the capital city Xining and it is better to combine this monastery with another big monastery Lebrang Monastery nearby on a trip to this place. Longwu Monastery is one of the major monasteries in Amdo Tibet, "Longwu" bears the Tibetan meaning of "place of farming". First funded as a Sakya Monastery at the beginning of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

Rongwo Monastery is one of the major centres of Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) Tbetan Buddhism, the Dalai Lama's sect. This beautiful religious community has been through many difficult times, including fairly recently, but seemed vibrant when we visited in early October 2013. Although the monastery was founded in 1301, many of its temples were apparently destroyed during the Cultural Revolution, and... More 

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Xining
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

(I already wrote a review to this, but somehow it's not on-line. Not quite sure why?) Anyway, I visited this compound, and should start with a small correction: it is not at all a temple, but a monastery. Of course it holds many temples on its grounds, but it houses several hundred monks and lamas, and should be titled "monastery",... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2012

If you can't go to Tibet cause reasons,you will meet Tibet surely in this place!I have not any dislike,the Tibetan people and Lama's are so friendly and will do anything to make your visit to this monastery unforgettable .

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