Jiga Qude Monastery in Nyemo County, Lhasa
Chinese Name: 吉嘎曲德寺
English Name: Jiga Qude Monastery
Location: Located in Nyemo County, Lhasa
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All the day
About Jiga Qude Monastery
Jiga Qude Monastery is also translated as “Qiega Quede temple(切嘎却德寺)”, located at Tarong village(塔荣村) in Nyemo County, Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region. It is a Tibetan Buddhist temple. It is said that the temple was founded in the 8th century AD by the Tubo Zanpu Chisong Dezan(赞普赤松德赞). The temple is one of the ancient monasteries in Nyemo County, and there are other Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, such as Bagu Biru Zina temple(巴古比如字那寺).
We can take a shuttle bus from Lhasa to Nyemo County, then transfer a local mini bus to Jiga Qude Monastery.
Attraction Travel Tips:
· pay attention to respect the local customs in Jiga Qude Monastery.
· 1-2 hours travel.
· best season to travel: all the year round.