Built at an altitude of 3,700 m, the Potala Palace in Lhasa was once the centre of the Tibetan government and the winter residence of the Dalai Lama. Today the Potala Palace is a state museum of China and a popular tourist attraction. The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This gallery contains some panorama views of the Potala Palace taken at different times of the day. The palace itself lies on a hill overlooking Lhasa.
01 Side view 02 Side view 03 Palace and square
04 Potala palace 05 Palace detail
06 Potala palace 07 Potala palace 08 Potala palace
09 Potala palace 10 Potala palace
11 Palace and square 12 Palace and square
13 Potala palace
14 Palace and square 15 Palace and square
16 Potala palace 17 Potala palace
18 Palace detail 19 Upper part of Potala palace 20 Palace detail
21 Potala palace 22 Potala palace
23 Potala palace
Page viewed 45842 times since 03.08.2006
©Copyright Alfred Molon