Photo Story: EPA’s Eye in the Sky: Labrang, China

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An aerial view of Labrang Monastery, in Xiahe County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, China.

Visiting Labrang Monastery is a trend among thousands of Chinese tourists eager to discover the most remote areas of the country.

The monastery, founded in 1709 and located in the Tibetan autonomous prefecture of Gannan (Gansu province) is considered one of the main educational institutions of Tibetan Buddhism in China and, in addition, is accompanied by spectacular natural landscapes.

The Tibetan monastery of Labrang: between backpackers and inner peace

Photo: EPA-EFE/Alex Plavevski

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