Travelers are voting Samye as the best monastery in Lhoka Shannan Prefecture. There are 4 monasteries in Lhasa a city just 46 km from Lhoka Shannan Prefecture and 2 monasteries in Shigatse which is 174 km distant. The most popular of these are Drepung Monastery in Lhasa 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 Lhoka Shannan Prefecture.