Tashi Lhunpo Monastery - a 15th century marvel

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Located in the heart of Shidatse, Tashi Lhunpo Monastery was built in 1447 by the 1st Dalai Lama. The moastery is one of the largest functioning religious institutions in Tibet and of extreme cultural and historical importance. 

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