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The Ta'er Lamasery, Standing in an imposing manner according to the gradient of the mountain, the Ta'er Lamasery is a wonderful architectural complex that embraces 9,300 structures, including scripture halls, Buddha halls, lamas' residences, and Buddhist pagodas. Built in 1622, in the center of the entire complex, The whole area covers more than 144 thousand square meters (about 36 acres) with mountains surrounding it. It has 9,300 rooms and 52 halls. Just judging from these figures, you can imagine what a splendid place it is. The Ta'er Monastery is a group of fine buildings in a combination of both the Han and Tibetan styles of architecture on the mountain

slopes. The Great Hall of Gold Tiles is the core structure of the lamasery. It is a famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Qinghai Province, was recently renovated, restoring it to its former glory. Hoping to be the first worshippers to the lamasery after its renovation, pilgrims of different ethnic groups came from near and far. It is the biggest structure and lies rightly in front of the Great Hall of the Golden Roof. Long and short pillars are carved with beautiful patterns and swathed with colorful felts on which there are embroideries and long narrow flags for decoration.

Ta’er Lamasery is the birth place of Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Worshippers and pilgrims of different ethnic groups came from near and far. Some of them,carried abundant packages of offerings; some rotated a prayer wheel in their hands while chanting; and some lay flat or knelt on the ground, praying for the happiness and well-being of their families. Ta’er Lamasery has played an important role in Chinese Buddhist history and is famous all over East Asia. It the treasure house of Buddhism and is also valuable for studying politics, economics and culture of Ming and Qing Dynasty.
How to travel in Ta’er Monstery, Here are some guide information in Ta’er Monstery, The detail is following:
Address: Rushaer Town, Huangzhong County,Qinghai
Admission Fee: CNY 80
Opening hours: 08:00 a.m-17:00 p.m
Contact Hotline: 86 971 2232357

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Name:Ta’er Monastery Reply

How long is it from the city To Ta’er Monastery? I will arrive in Xining around noon. Would it be possible to be back if I go to Ta’er Monastery?

Name:Re: Ta’er Monastery

Ta’er Monastery is less than one hour drive from the city and for sure you can be back in the city in time.