Golden Grain Hotel

No.13 Yuthok Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $198.00
 

Travel Blogs from Lhasa

Welcome to paradise

A travel blog entry by anaketa

21

... two main roads full of restaurants and chinese shops. After a all-desired shower, we went to the monastery: the most interesting thing was the five floors Stupa next to the monastery, where several chapels was waiting to our visit. We just saw the first and the fifth floors, so that was kind of fast. For dinner we went to a restaurant that we knew it would have give part or the money to the family of the city. Here we tried the barley wine, a kind of beer maiden by ...

Do you know what a monk life looks like?

A travel blog entry by anaketa

15

... and another monk stand up and ask them questions about what they just learnt (during the morning monks go to school and study different subjects like astrology, fonduamental of buddhism or history,...). Every time that a monk make a question, he does a particular movement and claps his hands, then the others monks can answer. If the answer is correct, the monk standing up claps the hands again;if it is incorrect, he claps his hands again, but ...

Lhasa first impressions

A travel blog entry by guytang

7

... I saw lots of lighters being confiscated, presumably to stop the self immolation. It was a sad sight to see such a heavy police presence everywhere but I guess it's a necessity to help maintain law and order. I don't profess to know the intricacies of the situation in Tibet but all I know is that everyone there is Chinese and that will not change, so everyone should try to get along and make the best of the situation or incur the wrath of the ...

Drak Yerpa Monastery, Hiking and Pulling my Noodle

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

6

... How excited was I when this was given as an option? Off the charts! The course is taught by a husband and wife out of their home in a small apartment complex near our hotel. We first started by learning how to make yak momos which are Tibetan dumplings. I was frantically taking notes on my phone so that I can try and replicate it later. They showed us how to make the filling and dough then we learned how to fold them. The first few were a challenge ...

Don't mention the Dalai Lama

A travel blog entry by annietheowl

13

... expected. I had read a few online reviews of the hotels we would be using and they were generally not too kind. I was pleasantly surprised by this place. It was quite grand with nice rooms and authentic Chinese Tibetan decor. There were just a few minor issues, like the rock hard mattress and half a menu when we ate lunch here, that let it down.
Paldin arranged to take us to dinner and after a brief freshen up we wandered through the city to a rather too touristy ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Downtown area of Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden).
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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