Chiu Monastery

Lake Manasarovar, Tibet, China

Spectacularly located on a craggy hill overlooking Lake Manasarovar, you will make a visit to the Chiu Monastery, also known as the "bird monastery".

Legend has it that Guru Rinpoche was led here by a sparrow before meditating here. In the main chapel of Chiu Monastery, you can find Guru Rinpoche's meditation cave and stone footprint.

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