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Palcho Monastery

Palcho Monastery is located at the foot of Mount Zong, Gyangze County, Shigatse city. The construction of the monastery was started in Ming Dynasty (1418) and completed in 1425. It is conserved quite well and there are lots of exquisite murals and statues.

 

Palcho Monastery was listed as a key cultural relics site under the state protection in 1996.