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Tsurphu Monastery

Tsurphu Monastery (Curpu Monastery) is in the western part of Tibet with an altitude of 4,300 meters (about 4,703 yards). Being originally built in 1189, the Tsurphu Monastery (Curpu Monastery) is the main monastery of the Karma Kagyu Buddhism. The main construction of Tsurphu Monastery is its Assembly Hall. Other buildings, like Sutra Hall, Buddha Hall, Buddhist Guardian Hall, Buddhism College are all built around that main building. A great many rare relics are stored in the Tsurphu Monastery (Curpu Monastery). A silver Buddha statue is the treasure of this monastery. It was built by Rka Ma Pa in commemorating his teacher. It is said that it even had itself suspended in the air for seven days. Unbelievable!
Admission fee:
CNY 40

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