A long hike up hundreds of steps to travel through time and feel the atmosphere of Tibet from the first day
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The size of the Potala palace and its location on top of the hill is magnificient. The parikrama or the walk around the palace is must as all the prayer wheels are behind the base of the palace. The gardens in front and around the...More
Outstanding palace filled with chapels, gold, jewels, monks, opulent prayer halls. Tibetans swirling their payer bells.
The beauty and originality of the architecture has to be appreciated. It was a strenuous walk to reach the top but certainly an experience.
A place I always wanted to visit, so my son and I took a trip from Kathmandu over to Lhasa. It was quite expensive if you add the tour and flight together but we were in that area so we had to do it. The...More
Potala is quite impressive. You can see it from many places in the city up on the hill. It is also lit up at night for great pictures. The palace is commanding eventhough it is modest with a simple design and red and white colors....More