Himalaya Hotel

Address: No.6 Lingkuo East Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on No.6 Lingkuo East Road, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Barkhor Street, and Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si).
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
 

Travel Blogs from Lhasa

De retour à Lhasa...back in Lhasa

A travel blog entry by maa3 on Nov 14, 2014

16 comments, 15 photos

... yet the people here don't turn to violence for an answer. I thought that the Chinese professor had touched a very true reality. The Mongolian people is leaving behind its Budhist beliefs to jumpsbody and soul in the consumer society. So what I don't have and the others have, I grab by force if necessary. This explanation appeals to meTomorrow afternoon, I am flying to Beijing where i will arrive late. So probably I won't write an entry then.
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Roof of the World

A travel blog entry by kvolsky on Oct 21, 2014

30 photos

... plot against him and has lived in exile in India for over 50 years. His departure also caused a mass exodus of Tibet's best and brightest so they could set up a government abroad. The Pachen Lama who was named by the Dalai Lama, basically second in command, has been locked in jail in Beijing for years and there is little hope within Tibet that he will be released. China refuses to recognize his status and claims he needs their protection ...

Highest Railway in the World

A travel blog entry by wdtraveltime on Sep 28, 2014

4 comments, 37 photos

... of snow on dry hills and much larger mountains in the distance. The train climbed a lot while we slept and in the night I opened the oxygen valve above my bunk to relieve the slight shortness of breath I was experiencing. We were quite high, but we didn't reach the summit until the early afternoon. We will be even higher on our way to base camp, even Lhasa where we get off the train is at a respectable 3,650m/11,450ft.
From the windows we have seen lots of yaks, a few ...

Lhasa

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Jul 12, 2014

42 photos

... be a downtrodden, poor looking city. What we found was a modern Chinese city with an old core which although preserved, was still lived in. Our hotel was in the old town and so in a great location for the main sights. Our first day was a free day, so we took it easy in the morning and did some hand washing (surprise , surprise) and then took ourselves on the Lonely Planet Old Town walking tour in the afternoon. The centre of the Old Town is the Johkang Temple ...

The no more forbidden city

A travel blog entry by wildwildeast on Jun 04, 2013

21 photos

... leurs questions en équilibre sur un pied, les bras à moitié en l’air, et terminent leur prise de parole en claquant aussi bien du pied que des mains. Le bouddhisme se vit, et ne s’apprend pas que dans les livres ou dans le coin sombre d’un monastère…

PS. In case you’re wondering about the long nail on the pinky, it has no symbolic significance whatsoever. Some people just grow it out so they can gain better access to their nose or ear for picking. ...