Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

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Feature Type: Cultural Region

Repgong (རེབ་གོང་།) is the center of Tibetan arts in Amdo. The hundreds of artists that live in Repgong paint thangka, sculpt religious statues, embroider religious motifs on wall hangings, and design stupas. At the edge of town is Rongwu monastery, which has been beautifully decorated by monk artisans.

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