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Ranked #1 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings; Castles; Religious Sites
The residence of the Dalai Lama is an immense religious structure and a masterpiece of Tibetan architecture.
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Ranked #2 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: This ancient temple, dating from the 7th century, is the spiritual heart of Tibet and was built as a shrine for a Buddha... more » Owner description: This ancient temple, dating from the 7th century, is the spiritual heart of Tibet and was built as a shrine for a Buddha statue called Jobo, which is richly decorated in jewels, brocade and silk bands. « less
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Ranked #3 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
Owner description: Built in 1416, this is considered one of the largest monasteries in the world with more than 10,000 monks living inside its... more » Owner description: Built in 1416, this is considered one of the largest monasteries in the world with more than 10,000 monks living inside its walls during the height of its activities. « less
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Ranked #4 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Built in 1419 by a pupil of Tsongkhapa, this is one of the three greatest monasteries in Lhasa, which holds the grand Sera... more » Owner description: Built in 1419 by a pupil of Tsongkhapa, this is one of the three greatest monasteries in Lhasa, which holds the grand Sera Bungchen, an annual festival that attracts Buddhists from all over the world. « less
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Ranked #5 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Located in the heart of old Lhasa, this circular route is the oldest street in the city dating back to the foundation of the... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of old Lhasa, this circular route is the oldest street in the city dating back to the foundation of the Jokhang. « less
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Ranked #6 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Located only 45 kilometers to the east of Lhasa, this is the first Gelugpa monastery in Tibet, which was founded in 1409 by... more » Owner description: Located only 45 kilometers to the east of Lhasa, this is the first Gelugpa monastery in Tibet, which was founded in 1409 by the great master Tsongkhapa. « less
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Ranked #7 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #8 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Complex consisting of the Dalai Lamas' summer residence. The park consist of palace, nice pond areas and a small onsite zoo.... more » Owner description: Complex consisting of the Dalai Lamas' summer residence. The park consist of palace, nice pond areas and a small onsite zoo. « less
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Ranked #9 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Museums
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Ranked #10 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #11 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #12 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Transportation
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Ranked #13 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #14 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #15 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #16 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
  • Quite interesting 12/07/2011
Category: Religious Sites

located north of Lhasa city,  in the direction towards Sera monastery. it is one of the oldest monastery & the Tang Dynasty Princess WenCheng stayed there when she married the... more »

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Ranked #17 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #18 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #19 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Museums
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Ranked #20 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #21 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #22 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #23 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites; Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #25 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Islands
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Ranked #26 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #27 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #28 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #29 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #30 of 56 attractions in Lhasa
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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