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Potala Palace, Red Hil in Lhasa, Tibet The Potala Palace symbolizes Tibetan Buddhism and its central role in the traditional administration of Tibet. The stone-and-wood-structured Potala Palace consists of the White Palace and Red Palace.

Cliffside Buddha . Tibet

Cliffside Buddha sculpted into a rock wall, Lhasa, Tibet, China by Dave Bartruff

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Gyantse, Street & Dzong Tibet | Gyantse Dzong (Fort) is built on the rugged hills surrounding Gyantze town, once the third largest town in Tibet, has an arresting presence.

built on the rugged hills surrounding Gyantze town, once the third largest town in Tibet

Gyantse Dzong, Tibet

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Potala Palace is the symbol of Lhasa, the regional capital of Tibet. Situated on Red Hill in northwest of the city, the Potala Palace was originally built as the house for the marriage of Emperor Songtsen Gampo and Princess Wenchang in the Tang Dynasty.

Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet

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CHINA/TIBET ~Potala Palace~ High above the capital of Tibet, Lhasa, the Potala Palace complex sits on top of mar-po-ri, the 'Red Mountain'. For centuries, until the chinese occupation of Tibet in it was the government seat and residence of the Dalai Lama.

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