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Sumtsaling Monastery

Zhongdian, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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The biggest monastery in Shangri-La.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Zhongdian, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In a year there are so important days for the Tibetan Buddhist people. Its all due to Tibetan lunar calendar.

Thank shangrilaTenzin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

previously the summer Residence of the Dalai Lama, it is still a working monastery, although one under the auspices of the Communist govt and all it entails. still the view from the top are beautiful, the monasteries are beautifully appointed if a little smelly and...More

Thank Chrisneoh69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can take a closer look at the building and architecture of this majestic monastery, listening to the histories of this monastery and have better understanding about the belief of Tibetan and Tibetan Buddhism. It is not only a place for the people to pray,...More

Thank Soo Ming C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unbelievable this place. The history, the paintings on the walls, all the details are very intriguing. It's a huge place. It's a must see. There is no doubt. We were lucky we went visit the monastery on a cold and sunny day. It was beautiful.

Thank rach102015
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The Monastery is really beautiful place where the temples and the view are very pretty. The monks are also very kind and they tried to speak with us, it was a really good moment. Nevertheless I highly recommend you to take a guide ( if...More

Thank Theseven07
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

A must go. Get a good tour guide who can tell you the history & story behind each paintings. Very interesting place with a lot of culture.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been to Tibet, this is a great place to experience and learn more about Tibetan Buddhism. The entrance costs 115RMB, 75RMB for students. You can take a taxi here for 10-15RMB or catch the public bus #3 for 1RMB. However, because of...More

Thank ana-marialungu
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

we had fun , my daughter is much better walk then me, we have our own tour guys , lots steps best no buggie, my daughter love turns the circle gold bell tour guy say we only can do 1 circle only monk turn more...More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

China Highlights organized my private tour of Shangri-La in northern Yunnan province in China. Everything was perfectly well coordinated. My guide in Shangri-La was James. James is a fantastic guide. He speaks perfect English and is very knowledgeable. He explained to me the basics of...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

When I heard the price for the entrance I was ready to quite. I was trying to walk there as somebody suggested in guidebook but I was stopped on the way. Finally I payed and I am happy I did. I ve spent there half...More

Thank very-sunny
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Response from kobusm913 | Reviewed this property |
We did rent a car with driver from Lijiang to Shangrila, with a 2 hour stopover at Tiger Leaping Gorge. It's was a sedan suitable for 3 passengers and it cost RMB 600. Get a local person to contact several vendors and... More