Potala Palace

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

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