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Songzanlin Monastery, China

This 300-year-old monastery houses over 600 Tibetan monks and is one of the most prominent Tibetan monasteries in southwest China. It is located at about 10 mins from the town and offers great views over the valley.

You may like to continue to explore some of the fascinating surrounding Tibetan villages with your guide before returning to the town.

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Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our China specialists on 01993 838 220

Other experiences in Zhongdian

These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.