Jokhang Monastery, China
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Jokhang Monastery, China
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Jokhang Monastery, China
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Jokhang Monastery, China
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Jokhang Monastery, China
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Jokhang Monastery, China
Jan Olsansky
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Jokhang Monastery, China
Jan Olsansky
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China Jokhang Monastery

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Jokhang Temple (or Jokhang Monastery) is the spiritual center of Tibet and the holiest destination for all Tibetan pilgrims. It is is listed in the World Cultural Heritages with Potala Palace and Norbulingka. Situated at the heart of the old town of Lhasa and surrounded by Barkhor Street, this 4 storied building, built in the 7th century by Songtsan Gambo, with roofs covered with gilded bronze tiles, demonstrates a combination of the architectural style of Han, Tibetan, India and Nepal, as well as a Mandala world outlook of Buddhism.

Travel Information

In the old city. Walking
Spot Type Outdoor
Crowd Factor A decent amount of people
Best Timing All timings are equally good
Sunrise & Sunset 07:03 - 20:59 | current local time: 09:05
Photo Themes Buddhism buddhist temple Monastery
Locations Tibet Lhasa

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