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Potala Palace to open free of charge until year-end; Xinhua

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The iconic Potala Palace in Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region will be open to the public free of charge from Friday to the end of 2021, as authorities strive to promote winter tourism.

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Snapshots of Tibet; Xu Lin; China Daily

Photo: Xu Lin/China Daily

Known as “the roof of the world”, the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau has long been an ideal and mysterious destination for visitors who are passionate about exploring remote lands.

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View of Potala Palace; Huaxia; Xinhua


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A Journey To The Roof of the World; Kinnari Shah; Outlook India

Don’t miss out on a trip to Lhasa when you plan your first cross-border jaunt over the Himalaya…

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PART TWO: Medford couple reaches new heights in Tibet; Laura Duggan; Wicked Local

Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-part series by Medford’s Laura Duggan, chronicling her recent trip to China and Tibet. Next on schedule was Tibet. Her guide had the special permit required to enter that “autonomous region” of China. Nestled in the Himalayas, it’s known as “The Roof of the World.” The capital of Lhasa is situated 12,000 feet above sea level, making it necessary to move slowly when you arrive. Steve and Laura had opted to…

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Train to Lhasa; Shruti Bajpai; Evening Standard

‘Lhasa is more than the Unesco World Heritage Sites it boasts of. It is more than a gateway to the mighty Himalayas.’ ‘It is about the warmth of its people: Unsaid, unspoken, but felt everywhere,’ discovers Shruti Bajpai. | Train to Lhasa…

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Discover Tibet’s Breathtaking Palace in the Clouds; Clarissa Wei; National Geographic

Potala Palace is one of the most well-known spiritual sanctums in the world.

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The Divine Potala Palace Of Tibet, Former Home Of The Dalai Lama; Jeffrey Hagenmeier; Wandering Trader

China – Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa

The Potala Palace in Tibet, is the former home of the present and 14th Dalai Lama. Built nearly 400 years ago, it has been considered the spiritual capital of the country for centuries. Used as a winter residence for the leaders of Tibet since the 17th century, this architectural wonder, is the 12th stop in…

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