Travelers are voting Ganden Monastery, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery as the best of 4 monasteries in Lhasa. There are 1 monastery in Lhoka Shannan Prefecture a city just 47 km from Lhasa and 3 monasteries in Shigatse which is 138 km distant. The most popular of these are Samye in Lhoka Shannan Prefecture and Tashilumpo Monastery in Shigatse. You can find 12 monasteries in Tibet Autonomous Region and 19 monasteries in the country of China. Our members favorite in Tibet Autonomous Region is Ganden Monastery and Shalu Monastery is the top pick in China. Want more? Check out our map of monasteries in Lhasa.