Ralung monastery is the seat of Dukpa Kagyupa order and it was founded in around 12th century. The monastery is located to the south east of the main road just after crossing Karola pass at the distance of 7Km from the main road. The Ralung monastery is one of the most sacred and one of the most oldest monasteries of Drigung Kagyupa sect in Tibet. it has some beautiful old paintings and old statues of Kagyupa order Lamas. The monastery has around 30 monks.