Sakya attractions

Top Choice Buddhist Monastery in Sakya

Sakya Monastery

The immense, grey, thick-walled southern monastery is one of Tibet’s most impressive constructed sights, and one of the largest monasteries – home to about 200 monks. Established in 1268, it was designed defensively…
Ruins in Sakya

Northern Monastery Ruins

Little is left of the original monastery complex that once sprawled across the hills north of the Trum-chu. The northern monastery predates the main southern monastery complex at Sakya (the oldest temple at the nort…