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Sera monastery is one of the largest and oldest monasteries in Lhasa.

History

Detailed history

Visiting Sera Monastery

Things to do nearby

Walk around the monastery.

Many Tibetans walk around the monastery and you can join them not only to experience the local culture, but also to see some interesting views. The small kora around the monastery will take approximately 30 minutes.

Visit local tea shop

The tea shop inside the monastery is run by monks and many locals gather there to get a cup of delicious sweet tea or to have lunch.