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Potala Palace

No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road | Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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Half- Day Potala Palace Tour from Lhasa
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Private Day Tour of Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple in Lhasa Including Lunch
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Day Tour: Tibet Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
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The residence of the Dalai Lama is an immense religious structure and a masterpiece of Tibetan architecture.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road | Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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Reviewed yesterday

A long hike up hundreds of steps to travel through time and feel the atmosphere of Tibet from the first day

Thank armida907
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Nilma S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Outstanding palace filled with chapels, gold, jewels, monks, opulent prayer halls. Tibetans swirling their payer bells.

Thank LULU22128
Reviewed 5 days ago

The beauty and originality of the architecture has to be appreciated. It was a strenuous walk to reach the top but certainly an experience.

Thank geekay889
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From day one booking with Lycoris to meeting Daniel Badol $ Lotse n Premba this journey was planned n looked after with great detail ,without their hard work we would never have done it Thank you

Thank coolflyer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Portala it is a wonderfull buddhist site, it is really an experience to walk with monks and pillmigrims, def reccomended

Thank Luca N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience - must see during the day and also at night. Amazing views of Lhasa as you climb the several stairs to the TOP!

Thank M_Kapoor_Sg
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Rose E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place. A must see place in Lhasa. A lot of steps to go up, but totally worth it. The atmosphere is magic

Thank Anonymech
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vesperado
5 August 2016|
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Response from TOM-LINDAS | Reviewed this property |
We would suggest that you take the acetazolamide (Diamox) to prevent altitude sickness while in Lhasa. The only person in our group who suffered from altitude sickness was the woman who did not take the Diamox as a... More
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real2899
31 July 2016|
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Response from globetrekkerphx | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have advanced tickets. Our guide purchased them when we arrived at the Palace. We went around 9 am and there was already a big queue (April), but it moved quickly. Luckily in April the palace isn't too busy yet... More
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Purplerainy09
24 July 2016|
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Response from Tabitha A | Reviewed this property |
This is China, this is a historical building, buil on the side of a very steep hill. Really doesnt cater to ambulent visitors sorry. Its a beautiful view from the outside across the road in the park, day and night. Even the... More
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