Monastery sights in Kāngdìng (Dardo)
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There are several small monasteries in and around Kāngdìng. The central Ānjué Temple dates back to 1652 and was built under the direction of the fifth Dalai Lama.
Nánwú Temple (南无寺; Nánwú Sì) belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sect of Tibetan Buddhism and is the most active monastery in the area. It also affords good views of Kāngdìng and the valley. Walk south along the main road, cross the river and keep going for about 200m until you see a rusty old sign (in traditional Chinese characters: 南無寺) for the monastery on your right. Follow that track uphill, beside a stream, and the monastery will be on your right.
Nearby, about 100m further along the…