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Potala Palace
布达拉宫

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TempleHistorical Architecture
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Closed Open from 9:00am-4:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 3-4 hours
Address: No. 35, Beijing Middle Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa City
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Phone: 0891-6339615 400-8649111 4008649111

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When the evening passes, it is simply shocked by the beautiful scenery there, especially such a quiet night, such a magnificent building in the night sky sparkling, is the crystallization of human wisdom. Divine and inviolable.

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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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