Labrang Monastery

Lies about 1 km away from Xiahe County, Gangsu Province, Labrang Monastery is one of the largest and most famous Buddhist monastery in Amdo Tibetan Region, so it is regards as the cultural heart of Amdo Tibetan Region. It was established at 1709, now it has about 1500 monks, while it has around 4000 monks in the peak time. 
Sitting on the Sangke grassland, Labrang Monastery has an altitude of 2950 meters and it is surrounded by forests. Beautiful scenery makes here is an amazing destination for hiking.
It is an important pilgrimage destination for the Tibetan Buddhism followers. There are several Buddhism Events or ceremony will be held there, one of the biggest Buddhism Ceremony will be held at each July. It will attract thousands of followers came to join this.
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Labrang Monastery
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Lama in Labrang Monastery
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Tibetan people