Shangri-la Songzanlin Monastery

Gadan Songzanlin Monastery

  • Chinese name: 噶丹·松赞林寺
  • Alias: Guihua Temple
  • Add:云南省迪庆藏族自治州香格里拉市尼旺路下段
  • Religious category: Buddhism
  • Completion time: 1681
  • City: Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province
  • Suggested play time: 3-5 hours
  • Ticket price: 115.00 yuan
  • Opening hours: 07:30~18:30
  • Suitable season for play: March-May and September-November, the spring and autumn scenery is the most beautiful
  • Tel: 0887-8222455;0887-8222411
Shangri-la Songzanlin Monastery

Gadan Songzanlin Monastery

Gadan Songzanlin Temple is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan Province. It is also one of the well-known large monasteries in the Kham area. It is also the center of the Yellow Sect in Sichuan and Yunnan. It has a pivotal position in the entire Tibetan area and is known as the “small” Potala Palace”. The temple is built on the mountain and looks like an ancient castle. It is a collection of Tibetan plastic arts and is also known as the “Tibetan Art Museum”.

The temple, also known as Guihua Temple, is 5 kilometers away from Zhongdian County. It is an ancient town-scale castle complex. It was built in 1679 and completed in 1681. The Fifth Dalai Lama personally gave the name “Gadan Songtsanlin”

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Gadan Songzanlin Monastery Travel Guide

Songzanlin Temple is located in a high-altitude area, with an altitude of more than 3,300 meters. Even in August, a few snowflakes may fall. It is recommended to bring a jacket, down jacket, gloves, and non-slip boots. In addition to the dry climate and strong ultraviolet radiation, women should prepare sunscreen, sun hats, and sunglasses, especially warm clothes for visits after October. From June to September each year is the rainy season on the Diqing Plateau. Usually people choose to play in spring and summer

The No. 3 bus from Dukezong Ancient City can go to the scenic area, but you must get off in advance, and you must get off the bus to buy a ticket (including 20 yuan fare)

Regional cultural differences, such as walking clockwise on the left and bottom right, some of the Kangshen (temple) have monks, do not enter the temple, take off your hat and sunglasses to remove the mask when entering the temple, etc., follow the temple commentator for details