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Sera Monastery
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Sera Monastery

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: China
Sera Monastery ("Wild Roses Monastery") is one of the "great three" Gelug university monasteries of Tibet, located 1.25 miles (2.01 km) north of Lhasa and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the Jokhang. The other two are Ganden Monastery and Drepung Monastery. The origin of its name is attributed to a fact that the site where the monastery was built was surrounded by wild roses in bloom.
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