Nagchu attractions

Buddhist Monastery in Nagchu

Shabten Monastery

On the western outskirts of the town is the surprisingly large monastery (founded 1814), a branch of Lhasa’s Sera Monastery, with more than 90 monks. The main hall here is particularly atmospheric. Look in the back …
Walls in Nagchu

Biru’s Skull Wall

Making up the southern part of a half-open courtyard in the monastery, this wall looks like any other Tibetan mani wall from a distance. But as you approach it you realise that instead of being made of engraved pray…