Shannan Prefecture is the birthplace of Tibetan civilization. It borders Lhasa to the north, Shigatse to the west, Nyingchi to the east and India and Bhutan to the south.
Samye Monastery is the first monastery for the tonsure monks. The center Buddha hall has elements of Tibetan, Indian and ethnic Han. It is one of the important nation-level preservation units of cultural relics.
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