Labrang Monastery in Xiahe

The Labrang Monastery is located at the foot of the Phoenix Mountain, Xiahe County in Gansu Province. A propitious place in the hearts of the Tibetans, it stands by the Daxia River and faces the Dragon Mountain. The monastery is renowned for its rich Tibetan culture, imposing Buddhist structures, unique Tibetan food, and the long corridor of prayer wheels.

It is a holy place where Buddhism followers learn the essence of Buddhism. The architectural layout of the Labrang Monastery is presented in typical Tibetan style. Since the famous Chinese movie "World Without Thieves" was screened in 2004, the Labrang Monastery has become known to visitors as the film’s shooting place.

  • Labrang Monastery