Labrang Hotel

No.70 Laizhou Cun, Xiahe, Gansu, 747100, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Xiahe

Soaked on a bus to Xiahe

A travel blog entry by kester

Best place in China...

Labrang Monastery - a taste of Tibet

A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm

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Wake up after a good night's sleep in cool mountain air. The town of Xiahe is 3000m high, set amid green pine clad mountains with kites flying overhead. Breakfast is very good, with proper bread, yak yoghurt and honey. We don't know if it is a concession to Westerners though, because there are an awful lot of them here. The draw is the Labrang Monastery, the second largest monastery of the Yellow Hat sect of Buddhism, built in 1709, and one that does ...

The little things

A travel blog entry by jonnyanddonna

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... I don't think I'm being a Luddite when I say that the technology required to produce such an item is impressive. I also don't believe that I'm being an ignorant Brit when I say installing a drainage system that accepts toilet paper should rank higher than the development of stealth drones on any countries to do list.

Even if you would prefer to place toilet paper in the bin ...

Ganjia Grasslands & Great Monastery Experience

A travel blog entry by jarcher106

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... ngtáng Chörten. This was a spectacular golden stupa with fantastic views from the roof (and no barrier!) onto a landscape dotted with chapels, monks and steaming chimneys from their residences. There were even monks at the top with us slowly walking around the stupa in a clockwise direction. Before walking back we had a quick stroll up the road to the nunnery, which was being refurbished by the nuns. Finally we joined the 3km kora (pilgrim ...

The amazing Labrang Monastery & a friendly mon

A travel blog entry by jarcher106

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... Tibetan Buddhism) and was founded in 1709. Today it houses 1,400 monks - hence the constant stream of them all over the complex. We were taken around a number of the most impressive chapel halls, and they were honestly some of the most interesting we'd seen. One of the most intriguing elements was the sheer difference in the Tibetan style, from the prayer flags to the draped yellow, blue and red fabric lining on outside of the windows. The buildings themselves were ...

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