Zhachang Gongba Monastery in Zhongba County, Shigatse
Chinese Name: 扎昌贡巴寺
English Name: Zhachang Gongba Monastery
Location: Located in the northwest of the Zhongba County Shigatse
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All the day
Zhachang Gongba Monastery means “Monastery of the monks(僧院寺)”, which translates to “zhachang gunba(扎昌棍巴)” in Chinese. The monastery is located in the northwest of the Zhongba County. The main structure consists of the hall(经堂), the hall of Buddhism(佛殿), and the god temple(神殿). There are natural pastures around the temple.
We can take a shuttle bus from Shigatse to Zhongba County, then transfer a local mini van to Zhachang Gongba Monastery.
Attraction Travel Tips:
· Pay attention to respect the local custom in the monastery.
· 2-3 hours travel.
· Best season to travel: all the year round.