Drepung Monastery

Drepung Monastery lies in west of Lhasa under Mt. Gambo Utse, clustered round by the black mountain, it is10 kilo meters away the west suburb of Lhasa, close to Air Crops headquarter. its white grand buildings shining under the sunlight. Built in 1416, it is considered as one of the largest monasteries in the six principle monasteries of Gelu Sect in China. Drepung Monastery used to be the living palace of Dalai Lamas before the reconstruction of Potala palace (after the 5th Dalai Lamas was bestowed by Qing emperor Qianlong)


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