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Stops you in your tracks

We got there as the 30 or so nuns were chanting. It was mesmerizing. I felt a bit embarrassed... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
JohntheLast
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Barrington, Illinois
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Tsamkhung Nunnery / Canggu temple teahouse

I had wanted to visit one of the teahouses in Lhasa while I was there. First we went to the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2016
Soo N
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Jun 16, 2018
“Stops you in your tracks”
Aug 6, 2016
“Tsamkhung Nunnery / Canggu temple teahouse”
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We got there as the 30 or so nuns were chanting. It was mesmerizing. I felt a bit embarrassed encroaching on their life, taking photos and just listening. It was a chance to see up close the auctioning of Tibetan Buddhism. They also have a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2016

I had wanted to visit one of the teahouses in Lhasa while I was there. First we went to the Guangming Gang Qiong teahouse, it was super crowded with locals, felt a little lost and intimidated. So we came to the Tsamkhung tea house instead....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Soo N
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Lhasa is a very interesting place as is this Temple. It was the centre of a hive of activity and well worth a visit!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed June 29, 2015

The temple do not like people speaking very low, and never touch the things in a temple without asking.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed November 2, 2011

Nice nuns, very affordable tea and some of the best meat momos in town! I would suggest everyone to go to this nunnery, it should be called "Tsamkhung Nunnery", not a temple, and "Canggu" is the Chinese transliteration...

Date of experience: October 2011
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