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Potala Palace

A Pearl on the Roof of the World – Potala Palace: Tibet, China

A Pearl on the Roof of the World – Potala Palace: Tibet, China

The Potala Palace which is an administrative, religious and political complex is built on the Red Mountain in the centre of the Lhasa valley at an altitude of 3700 metres. It is named after MountPotalaka. The complex comprises of the WhitePalace and the RedPalace, with their ancillary buildings. The Potala, the winter palace of the…
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