By Zhu Shan Source:China Tibet News 2016-12-20
Photo taken on Dec. 7 shows the Samye Town through the winter mist. [Photo/Xinhua] Samye Monastery located in Samye Town of Chanang County, Shannan of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, is Tibet’s first monastery. The layout of the monastery is ingenious and unique. With a total area of 25,000 square meters, Samye Monastery, a major historical and cultural site, is one of Tibet's famous tourist attractions.