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Jokhang Temple

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Included on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2000 as part of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple is in the heart of Lhasa downtown. With an area of 25,100 square meters (about six acres), it is the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetan...more
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Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very crowded today- Tuesday-we saw the Dali Llama’s living quarters and his throne before he left for India in 1959. The 2,500 old Buddha from China’s princess in the 6 or 7th century made of gold - people would pass by and make a wish....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful experience inside and out. Read the other reviews; not much else to say. The downside is all the incense smoke inside and out (it smells like a forest fire, not perfumed American incense). I have sinus problems and the smoke made me miserable. My...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Holy temple -Jokhang is our main visit point in our this private tour, truly offer us a passionate trip with local tour guide

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jokhang temple as per Tibetans is the holiest site in entire Tibet for Buddhists. It is a beautiful temple, I saw more gold in this temple than any other site barring Golden Temple in Amritsar India. The story is that local Tibetans keep donating gold...More

Thank Alok S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's another must see if you visit Lhasa. It gives you an insight into how Tibetans people worship their religion.

Thank Tien S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During a Lhasa Trip, visiting the oldest temple of Tibet is a must do! The Temple in the Middle of the oldtown and you will see lots of pilgrims in Front of the temple day by day. The Temple ist Really nice from inside, you...More

Thank purzel_le
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The oldest (I think?) temple in Lhasa is an essential attraction to visit. Steeped in Buddhist history and culture, I enjoyed the visit thanks to a very knowledgeable guide.

Thank OddNob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is a must see. It is in the city center and crowded but worth visiting. It has beautiful figures of Buddha and stupas. It gives one an insight into the Tibetan way of life and the simplicity and openness of the people of...More

Thank qoblvd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The oldest temple in Tibet, bustling with activity and situated in Bakhor Street area. Here, you can see many faithful Tibetans in their prayers and walking the Qora, which has to be completed in odd numbers. Not too physically taxing as it is only 2...More

Thank sowmai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking around and inside the Jokhang brings you to one of the holiest places and experience of the Tibetan Buddhism. Unique in itself and unforgettable.

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