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Potala Palace

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TempleHistorical Architecture
Open Open from 9:30am-3:00pm;Open from 10/15-3/15,9:00am-2:00pm
Recommended sightseeing time: 3-4 hours
Address: No. 35, Beijing Middle Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa City
Phone: 0891-6339615 400-8649111 4008649111

What travelers say:

nice and cozy place, great view from the bottom.of palace, only one restrictions, cant get it without a local guide

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Potala Palace is a transliteration of Sanskrit and is also translated as Putuo. It originally refers to the residence of Guanyin Bodhisattva. The main buildings of the Palace are the White House and the Red Palace. The White House is the place where the Lama lives and conducts political activities. The Red Palace is the spiritual tower and temple of various Lamas. It is praised as one of the top ten greatest buildings in the world. The Potala Palace is a symbol of Tibet. It is the residence of the Lama’s Winter Palace and is also the center of Tibet’s political and religious unity.
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