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Longwu Town, Tongren County 811300, China
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Tongren for a couple of days, this was our first Tibetan monastery. What great buildings as is says on all the notice boards it was built in the 1300s was all rebuilt after the cultural revolution in the 1980s. The feeling as...More

Thank GarfieldDorset
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

About three hours drive south of Xining you can reach this Tibetan temple of the Yellow Hat monks. This is the major complex although in the same area you can find other Tibetan monastic complexes with visiting. There is an entry fee for tourists of...More

Thank Andrea-Soave
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...More

2  Thank TibetanConnections
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...More

2  Thank AlexTung
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...More

2  Thank Luo_Qing81
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...More

4  Thank Lozang N
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 .

2  Thank Laurentmax D
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