Travelers are voting Tashilumpo Monastery, Shalu Monastery and Tashilhunpo Monastery as the best of 3 monasteries in Shigatse. There are 4 monasteries in Lhasa a city just 138 km from Shigatse and 1 monastery in Lhoka Shannan Prefecture which is 174 km distant. The most popular of these are Drepung Monastery in Lhasa and Samye in Lhoka Shannan Prefecture. 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 Drepung Monastery is the top pick in China. Want more? Check out our map of monasteries in Shigatse.