One of the oldest pilgrimage destinations in the region is Lachung Temple. According to travel guides, tourists are encouraged to visit the Temple which is located close to the Diskit Monastery.
There is an interest to the temple due to an idol of Tsong-kha-pa, who was known as ‘The Man from Onion Valley’ because of his appearance and habits.
He is associated with the Gelugpa or yellow hat, which is Tsong-kha-trademark. pa’s The Yellow Hat school of Buddhism was created by Tsongkapa.