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  • Potala Palace

    former Tibetan government and residence of the Dalai Lama

    Location: 

    Potala Palace 布达拉宫

    Duration: 

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    Personal highlights

    1. Potala Palace: former government and private residence of the Dalai Lama
    2. Dalai Lama: walking through the private rooms (where he lived half a century ago)
    3. UNESCO: built in the 7th century by the 5th Dalai Lama, officially protected since 1994
    4. Protector Deities: protecting this spiritual site from all heavenly directions
    5. Restaurant: slurping delicious coffee in the courtyard

    Image sources

    1. Potala Palace front view
    2. Potala Palace back view
    3. One of the courtyards
    4. Protector Deities: East, South
    5. Protector Deities: West, North