Holy Swan Hotel

Address: No. 3 Najin Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No. 3 Najin Road, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Barkhor Street, and Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si).
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    Travel Blogs from Lhasa

    Yaks and yetis in the Land of Snows

    A travel blog entry by helenaperry on Dec 30, 2014

    7 comments, 34 photos

    ... has lived there for over 50 years, and probably never will again.

    Norbulingka was the summer residence of the Dalai Lama, and is yet another beautiful place to visit. 'Jewelled Park' in Tibetan, Norbulingka is spread over almost 90 acres, and is filled with trees and flowers around the monastic buildings. Obviously no leaves on the trees or flowers in bloom on Christmas Day, but ...


    A travel blog entry by caitsinasia on Nov 18, 2014

    19 photos

    ... first night but definitely woke up with headaches.  After a delicious breakfast, we met Quesan and headed out on foot to explore the city. First stop was Potala Palace, the home of the Dalai Lama & about 3000 months before his exile in 1959. The palace was built in the 7th century by the 5th Dalai Lama, the first Dalai Lama to be both a political and religious leader. We began by walking around the palace and following the kora (the ...

    Drupang & Sera Monastries and Summer Palace

    A travel blog entry by richmiketrav on Sep 22, 2014

    3 comments, 32 photos

    ... Lama were preserved and today it is reported to house 300 monks. Easier to look round because it was not so crowded, it was built on many levels and in the thin air was still tiring, but again the devotion of the faithful praying, offering money and yak butter was moving to see. The butter is put into the many burning lamps, either as solid butter or melted from the thermos flasks which many worshippers carried around with them. Many of the rooms were dark and cramped, made ...

    The Motley Crew: Summer 2014 Good Karma Tour

    A travel blog entry by andi.in.china on Jul 23, 2014

    5 comments, 45 photos

    ... Palace is built on Lhasa's highest point and at one time it was the tallest building structure in the world. It is 13 stories high and has over 1000 rooms. Ever since the Dalai Lama escaped and set up his "temporary" shop in India, the Potala Palace is both a huge museum and a shrine and reminder or Tibet 's deeply religious culture. First built in 631, it was, ahem, renovated with the White Palace addition built in 1645, and the Red Palace finished in 1693. The ...

    A tibetan life

    A travel blog entry by anaketa on May 04, 2014

    15 photos

    ... waitress gave him a white scarf, that is symbol respect, and after a while a woman from the public got on the stage and started dancing.
    Then, one by one, almost all the customer of the club got on the stage, everyone dancing the Nangma, doing the same movements. It seemed a kind of flash mob and we were astonished of all the joy an the participation of all the people!
    This scene happened more times, until we decided to go back home, tired but ...