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The Potolaka Temple  is an ensemble of gateways, temples , pavilions and towers  in tibetian and chinese architectural style. It replicates the Potala Palace in Lhasa , the abode... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
ManfreddNg
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Malaysia
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Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Potolaka Temple  is an ensemble of gateways, temples , pavilions and towers  in tibetian and chinese architectural style. It replicates the Potala Palace in Lhasa , the abode of the Dalai Lama. We visited this attraction during our holidays in Chengde.The Potalaka Temple complex was built on a hill slope .Its halls and pavilions are decorated with copper and gold tiled roof.Distinctive tibetian... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

A small POTALA near Chengde, a nice and rich experience. Tremendous discovery pushes to go to Lhassa

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Exhilarating climb up this building to see the panoramic view of Chengde. Lots of souvenir vendors on the way up and down this landmark but they preferred payment in local currency or dollars. Good to get some souvenirs to mark this memorable trip!

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

After seven months travelling around China, the Putuozongcheng Temple (Tibetan Temple) remains one of my highlights. The interior is pretty good, but the exterior is gorgeous. The best views of this temple are to be had from the walls of the Imperial Mountain Resort Palace, or from Puling Temple near Hammer Rock. I was gutted that the walls of the... More 

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Thank YorkHiker
George Town, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

You need to do a lot of walking around this place. It's supposed to be an imitation of the temple in Tibet. After visiting so many temples in Beijing, I felt a bit bored

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Kawaihae, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

After a long drive up an imperfect road, we reached the top of the Taifu mountain outside of Changde City in Hunan Province. We parked near a small area of houses, and walked a short distance to the base of the impressive Jinding Temple, and climbed the wide staircase to the level area around the temple. Our guides told us... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Imitation of temple in Tibet. Need to climb up to 500 plus steps up to the top. It is worth place to visit if you never been to Tibet, as they looks quite similar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Many restauration works ongoing. But still enough to see and make pictures. When you've seen enough buddhist temples, confucian tempels and others, it is still worth seeing this one.

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Beijing, China
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It was most expected and most disappointing place in Chengde. It has beautiful exterior, but absolutely empty inside. It was built by Emperor just for political purposes, so no spirit in it. I recommend to take free electric car to next temple (which used to be Dalay Lama's residence). That one is really nice and have interesting original Buddha statues... More 

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Thank YuliaGV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Very impressive monument full of history, every brick tells a story the way it was built and the reason behind it. it's a 15 storey high try climbing it. you will not be disappointed by the interior of the place. highly recommend you bring along a guide

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