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Jokhang Temple

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Ranked No. 1 in Lhasa Important Religious Institutions
Historical ArchitectureTemple
Open Open from 12:00am-6:30pm
Recommended sightseeing time: 1-2 hours
Address: Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa City
Phone: 0891-6323129

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The Jokhang Temple, built in the 21st year of the Tang Dynasty, was built by the Tibetan King Songzanganbu in memory of the Princess of the Sage, and later built in a large group of buildings. The Jokhang Temple has the style of Tang Dynasty architecture and also absorbed the architectural art of Nepal and India.

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The Jokhang Temple is the end of the pilgrimage for Tibetan Buddhists. Regardless of its geographical location or status, the Jokhang Temple is a Tibetan Buddhist shrine and center in the hearts of Tibetan Buddhists. It is extremely important in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. The Jokhang Temple has a long history. It was first built by the Tibetan king Songtsan Gambo. The treasure of the temple is the figure of a 12-year-old Sakyamuni brought by Princess Wencheng when she entered Tibet.
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