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Potala Palace

4.8/512,094 Reviews
Temple

Business Hours

9:00-16:40 (due to the policy of the Potala Palace, the specific visit time is subject to the guide notice)

Address

No. 35, Beijing Middle Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa City
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About Potala Palace

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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No. 35, Beijing Middle Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa City
These are the places that you must visit near potala palace: itibet travel, Ramoche Temple, Barkhor Street, Jokhang Temple, Makye Ame

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  • wbclawyer
    5.0

    Look at the Potala Palace, which was yearned for many years ago. When I really had the chance to visit the Potala Palace in Tibet, I found that it was very difficult to buy tickets. I was unwilling to join the group in a high-priced one-day tour. I also felt that the chances of waiting for tickets in a long queue were slim. I had to resort to the elite to grab tickets online. Fortunately, I grabbed them after paying 120 yuan for each service fee. When I first arrived in Lhasa, I was deeply shocked to see the magnificence of the Potala Palace under the blue sky and white clouds on the bus. When we went in, we were shocked again. Although we were not religious, we were still full of respect when we visited the Potala Palace. But as a whole, the Potala Palace for our non-religious visitors, probably from the outside, appreciates its mountainous fortification, overlapping buildings, magnificent palaces, magnificent momentum, the emergence of transverse space, the air through the vault, solid and thick granite wall, pine flat white marsh grass wall collar, golden and brilliant golden ceiling, with a strong decorative effect of huge gold vases, buildings and classics. The contrasting appearance of red, white and yellow may be of greater significance.

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  • 鱼子酱夫妇
    5.0

    The Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibet, is a dream for Tibet to enter this palace. The architectural achievements of the Potala Palace have attracted worldwide attention. In order to prevent the pressure on the Potala Palace buildings from being too great and better protected, tourists should limit the flow of tourists every day so as to effectively reduce the pressure on the Potala Palace buildings caused by the weight of tourists per unit time. However, according to local tour guides, the Potala Palace will no longer receive tourists in 2020. The red-headed documents have been received, but there is no final conclusion on how many months it will be implemented. If you have friends who want to visit the Potala Palace, plan a trip to the Potala Palace as soon as possible in order not to regret it.

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  • dizzy
    5.0

    It can be said that it is a must-see spot to Lhasa, and it has been circulated here for several years that it will not be open to the public for safety reasons. It is simply unrealistic to come here on National Day to buy tickets by oneself. It has been booked up long ago. It is suggested that a local one-day tour group visit Dazhao Temple & amp can be reported. The Budala Palace will also pack a Chinese meal and the driver will come to the hotel to pick up the main part in the morning. It's because guides can hear some history when they are playing and can strictly help us control the playing time (people who check tickets at the Potala Palace will refuse to go to the next scenic spot once they exceed the time limit). Finally, remind you not to forget to take valid documents with you!

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  • 老顽童-阿敏一哥
    5.0

    This morning, I flew from Nepal to Lhasa by China Airlines. During the flight, I passed through the Himalayan mountains along the Sino-Nepalese border. I could see all the snow mountains in the clear sky. The magnificent snow mountain, rolling clouds, piercing the blue sky of Mount Qomolangma, thank God for allowing me to enjoy a visual feast on the plane, this life without regret. The plane landed at Gongga Airport in Lhasa at more than 3 p.m. and rose from 1350 meters above sea level in Kathmandu to 3560 meters in Lhasa. After getting off the plane, it will feel a little plateau reaction. This is my second time to go to Tibet in my life. I came here three years ago. Every tree and grass here are so familiar. Things have changed. We should cherish the rest of life in the golden years. After staying, I arrived at the Plaza of Potala Palace, which had been separated for three years. Boarding the hill opposite the Potala Palace on the right hand side, this is the best place to take a panoramic view of the Potala Palace.

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  • qua****hb
    5.0

    A spiritual purification of the snow plateau, a feast of Tibetan Buddhist treasures, Lhasa must have the deepest feelings of the scenic spots. During the peak season of tourism, it is difficult to get tickets for the Bugong Palace. Because of this, we will make a careful booking for tickets and then visit it. We suggest that we see the documentary World Heritage in China's Potala Palace, so that we can make the trip worthwhile. The reservation was for a 10 o'clock ticket. I fell into the square at 8 o'clock and suggested arriving an hour and a half in advance at the latest. Every door is a long line. The Treasure Museum suggests reserving half an hour for a careful look at Tangka's porcelain. Afterwards, it is necessary to arrive at the ticket checkpoint of the ticket before the appointment time (15 minutes is necessary). Less than ten minutes later, you can buy tickets to the Potala Palace at the ticket office. Once you enter with tickets, you can only savor them with your eyes and soul.

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  • 尹泡喵
    5.0

    The Potala Palace is not only a sacred place in Tibetan people's hearts, but also a sacred place in the hearts of Chinese and even the world's people. The square in front of the Potala Palace is also huge. It feels like a slightly reduced version of Tiananmen Square, fountains on the square and so on. There is also a forest and a pool in the square. Personally, the photographic effect of the pool is better than that of the Yao Wang Mountain Photo Table. Look.

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  • _WeCh****15894
    5.0

    Starting from Foshan, Guangdong, on May 17, we arrived at Baibai, Guangxi, on the first day, and walked about 800 kilometers. I'm a little tired. Fortunately, I'm staying in the next characteristic guest house. The next day, I set out to Dali. I went all the way to Dali on a high speed. I took a night off. On the third day, I went to Lijiang for a rest. The fourth day to Shangri-ge, beautiful scenery, the fifth day to Feilai Temple (Meili Snow Mountain), sunshine Jinding, beautiful. On the sixth day, I went to live in Bangda County. I stayed at an altitude of 4500 for one night. It was really hard to fall asleep. On the seventh day, I arrived at Linzhi. It was already more than a few hours in the evening. On the eighth day, I arrived at Lhasa. After a day's stopping in Lhasa, I walked to the Potala Palace. When I climbed to the top of the palace, I could hardly breathe, but I kept climbing. When I watched Princess Wencheng's performance in the evening, I had to watch it.

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    Reviewed on 1495851547000
  • 善了哉的
    5.0

    The blue sky is clear and penetrating, the white clouds are within reach, and the colorful sutras accompanied by the white Hada fly with the wind, turning the tube to the old heaven and earth, a pious pilgrimage on the way to the destination of the Potala Palace. The Potala Palace is a holy place of Gelug Tibetan Buddhism. It can almost be seen as a place where you have to punch in when you travel to Tibet. There are numerous pilgrims and tourists coming here every year. Whatever the beliefs of those who come here, that sense of sacredness arises when they are in it. It was built on the hills with great momentum. The words at this moment can not show the beauty of that time. It is said that the palace has survived wars and natural disasters. It is really impossible to imagine its original appearance, the thousands of years of waiting.

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  • 赵宇的旅行
    5.0

    The main functions of this palace, built by Songzan Ganbu, the Tibetan king in the 7th century A.D., include the political center of Tibet and the Tibetan Buddhist center. Later, it was renovated and expanded several times. That is to say, it is now the appearance of the Potala Palace. If small partners come to the Potala Palace, they are advised to familiarize themselves with it first, so as to avoid embarrassment.

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  • Lily小财迷
    5.0

    Looking at the cloth palace standing on the red hill from afar, we needn't talk about momentum. The knees have been given. Tickets are free in off-season and 200 in peak season after 5.1. You can book tickets on the official website or book tickets by yourself. The official website is more convenient. You can buy tickets and brush your ID card directly. Enter the first palace gate two hours ahead of schedule. There are too many treasures in the treasure hall. It is not professional to go in or just watch flowers on horseback. Other Kansu houses, snow prisons and mints are places where officials and serfs used to live. They can learn a little about Tibet's history. After entering the second door, we formally began to mount the palace. Don't wear high-heeled shoes. The sermon is not very flat. It overlooks Bugong Square and Lhasa. There are snow mountains in the distance. When you get to the top, you can exchange formal tickets (official website buys tickets). When you enter, you can't take photos. Don't make a noise, just visit quietly. The Buddhist Temple inside knows what money is like dung, RMB piles of sweep in the corner, gold spiritual pagoda inlaid with a variety of gems, chanting incense hall accompanied by the devotion of believers, Tibetans in their own way to worship their beliefs.

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