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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.

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In the old city. Walking
Crowd Factor A decent amount of people
Best Timing All timings are equally good
Sunrise & Sunset 06:54 - 20:59 | current local time: 10:42
Locations TibetLhasa
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