Travelers are voting Drepung Monastery, Ganden Monastery and Sera Monastery as the best of 4 monasteries in Lhasa. There are 1 monastery in Lhoka Shannan Prefecture a city just 45 km from Lhasa and 2 monasteries in Shigatse which is 138 km distant. The most popular of these are Samye in Lhoka Shannan Prefecture and Shalu Monastery in Shigatse. You can find 11 monasteries in Tibet Autonomous Region and 18 monasteries in the country of China. Our members favorite in Tibet Autonomous Region is Ganden Monastery and Drepung Monastery is the top pick in China. Want more? Check out our map of monasteries in Lhasa.