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Beautiful 500 yrs old monastery at the gate of upper mustang

Worth a visit especially the oldest building of he monastery complex. Beautiful wood work and... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Renaud M
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Don't miss it, but not have to high expectations

Of course this is a place to visit, but if you go up to Mustang you will see monasteries with more... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
SpaAroundTheWorld
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Munich, Germany
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Feb 13, 2018
“ Beautiful 500 yrs old monastery at the gate of upper mustang”
Dec 30, 2017
“Don't miss it, but not have to high expectations”
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit especially the oldest building of he monastery complex. Beautiful wood work and Buddha statues. You can feel the centuries in this building that survived earthquakes and other disasters. Monks are super friendly and happy to show you around. Walk down towards back...More

Thank Renaud M
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Of course this is a place to visit, but if you go up to Mustang you will see monasteries with more authentic background. If you go down to Jomson, then not miss this place. . .

Thank SpaAroundTheWorld
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The door of the Upper Mustang and its unreal land. I was in trekking along this remote and magic region and started from Kagbeni village. I remember its green walled fields and the view on the Kali Gandaki valley and the its wide river. The...More

Thank Dany G
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I visited the monastery in April 2016. The monastery, itself is very ancient, with scrolls that are about 800 years old. There is an active school there with many young novices populating it and giving it life. If you are lucky enough to get to...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Beautiful and interesting monastery with good monk explanations. There is a monks residence. Interesting to visite. Beautiful frescoes.

Thank ENRIC-23
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Want to see an authentic monastery? Well, this is it - don't miss when you pass through or spend the night.

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Reviewed 16 May 2016

This small monastery and school is on the north side of town and worth a stop for 30-45 minutes. The entrance fee is about $2. Photos are not allowed in the monastery. It's inexpensive and worth a stop as you're walking around town.

Thank Tom H
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