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Sechen Lhatso is known to the local people as the Holy lake where the God of fortune (King of Naga) lives. It is located in the southeast of Riduo Township, Maldrogongka County, and north of Sangri County, Shannan Region. It is about 6 km from National Highway 318, and 124 km from Lhasa City, at...
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Princess Wencheng Live Opus “Princess Wencheng” is a grand Tibetan group dance and original ecological traditional song. Gorshey dance, Breaking Aga, Tibetan opera, and various unique Tibetan celebration dances are wonderful and colorful, which can be called a “living dictionary” of Tibetan culture. In a strong lineup of nearly 700 actors, this touching epic of...
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Norbulingka treasure Park is Summer palace and Garden Palace of 7th to the cunrrent Dalai lamas. It was built in the period of the 7th Dalai Lama Kalsang Gyatso, in the mid of 18th century. During summer time, Dalai lama spent their time in this Palace. This beautiful palace compound is located west of Potala...
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About Sera Monastery The full name of Sera Temple is “Sera Thekchen Ling Monastery”, one of the six main monasteries of the Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Together with Drepung Monastery and Ganden Monastery, it is called the three major monasteries of Lhasa, and it is the latest one of the three major monasteries. Sera...
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Only after we came to Lhasa, we knew that the area around Bakuo Street, centered on the Jokhang Temple, was called “Lhasa”, meaning “Buddha’s Land”. Jokhang Temple is the center of Lhasa people’s life, and centre of religion revolve around it. Lhasa is called “Rasa” in ancient times, Tibetan “goat” is called “Ra” and “Soil”...
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Guan Yu refers to a Han general of the Three Kingdoms periods (220-280), but in Lhasa there is also a temple to Guan Yu, demonstrating the diversity of religion in Lhasa. In 1793, Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianlong sent General Fukang to fight the Gorkhas when the later invaded Tibet. After achieving victory, General Fukang’an was...
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The Ramoche Temple is a Buddhist monastery that is considered one of the most important temples in Lhasa. It is located in the northwestern region of Lhasa, a city of over a million people and Tibet’s capital. Ramoche is a sort of sister temple to the great Jokhang temple. It was founded all the way...
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Drepung Monastery lies in west of Lhasa under Mt. Gambo Utse, clustered round by the black mountain, its white grand buildings shining under the sunlight. Built in 1416, it is considered as one of the largest monasteries in the six principle monasteries of Gelu Sect in Tibet. Drepung Monastery used to be the living palace of Dalai...
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Barkhor Street is the oldest street in Lhasa. In the past, it was only a circumambulation path, Now it’s also a shopping center with national characteristics. It’s an old district with colorful Tibetan features. Tibetan houses line the street, and the ground is paved with man-made flagstones, preserving the ancient look. In the street, you...
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Ganden monastery is the greatest and the oldest monastery of the Gelug Sect. It is also one of three principal monasteries in Lhasa.  Other two are Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery). At its peak, it had a registration of more than 4,000 monks. Tsongkhapa, the founder of Gelug Sect, established it as the first Gelug...
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Located in the center of old Lhasa city, the Jokhang temple is a prime seat of the of the Tibetan Buddhism, inside we will see lots of statues from different sects. It was first built in 647AD. Main statue inside is the life-sized statue of Sakyamuni at the age of 12, Chinese princess brought from...
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About Potala palace Potala Palace is mainly comprised of the White Palace (administrate building) and the Red Palace (Religious building). The Potala Palace is famous for its grand buildings, complicated constructions, devotional atmosphere and splendid artworks. White Palace The White Palace comprising halls, temples, and courtyards. It serves as the living quarters of the Dalai...
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Namtso is 4718 meters above sea level and is the highest lake in the world, covering an area of ​​2.400 square kilometers. Behind the Nyachen Tangla mountain range, about 60 kilometers northwest of the Damshung District, is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso Lake – Largest and Highest Salt Lake Namtso is...
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