Himalaya Hotel

No.6 Lingkuo East Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lhasa

I Can Do It - Only 364 Steps

A travel blog entry by travelingma on Jul 26, 2014

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... as most families keep that private. She had all these bowls of water and we learned that every morning she washes herself then fills the bowls, in series of seven, with fresh water as an offering to Buddha, representing freshness, and purity of spirit. There were several rooms that she uses at different times, depending on the weather. The snacks were puffed barley, corn, black beans, and some kind of crisp tube dipped in sugar. We also had yak candy and ...

Prayer Flags...

A travel blog entry by chopsticks on Jul 22, 2014

... went to see the nomads (look at the pics)...so very basic, and there are yaks everywhere! Ok...enough! I have to backtrack and start near the beginning... Well, we are on the bus out of Lhasa...so not ready to go. I forgot to tell you that I danced with the locals at the Polata Palace yesterday on the way in...what a great experience. I am hoping to take the spirit of Tibet with me in my heart and will have to find ways to hand on to and preserve the spirituality that I feel in ...

Lhasa Nice Day

A travel blog entry by free_range_hen on Sep 28, 2013

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... The palace has thirteen floors, towering 117m and dominating the city scape, comprising of over 1,000 rooms, 10,000 shrines and around 200,000 statues. There are two sections to the place the Red and White Palace. The White Palace or Potrang Karpo is the part of the Potala Palace that was the living quarters of the Dalai Lama. The Red Palace or Potrang Marpo is solely for religious study and prayer. The yellow signifies good luck and black is to ward off evil spirits ...

Standing on the Roof of the World

A travel blog entry by staudhammer on Sep 13, 2011

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... squeeze Tibetan culture out of existence. Signs city wide are printed in three languages: Tibetan, English, and Chinese. However, it’s not in that order. Chinese is always first in huge print. Then, in miniscule letters, follow Tibetan and English. In the national Tibetan museum, China has done a fantastic job of showing how life was nothing before they marched in to save the day. The propaganda is so over the top it’s almost comical—grainy black and ...

Me, Mao y El Presidente de Argentina

A travel blog entry by rilez1 on May 04, 2011

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... trip) and am now back in the lounge at the hotel trying to blog as loud businessmen yell/conversate and chain smoke all around me. The girls are coming back at 4 and we are then heading back to the aiport by subway or taxi (prob taxi) to catch our Air China flight back to Chengdu at 730.

Yesterday was super hot and we were all tired and dehydrated but kept rallying and pushing through the day to see as much as we could. We started out early and ...

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Location

This hotel, located on No.6 Lingkuo East Road, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Barkhor Street.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Himalaya Hotel Lhasa

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good