Lhasa Century Hotel

No.66 Beijing Middle Rd, 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

10 photos

... of traffic, made u-turns and weaved in and out. Finally we got them to all stop and Elaina looked up the map on her phone GPS to guide them back to our hotel. After almost 50 minutes we arrived back. Poor Johnny was worried sick. Then the drivers tried to tell us we owed more money. They claimed they took us on a scenic tour. Not even...they were lost. We stuck to our guns and paid what had been negotiated.

Just another typical day of small adventures. Loving ...

Prayer Flags...

A travel blog entry by chopsticks on Jul 22, 2014

... cheese that was sprinkled all over it to dry. It was quite an experience. It's pretty funky when you see motorcycles, solar panels and cell phones, though. We finally made it to the Namesto Holy Lake House! What a trip! Along the lake front are little make shift shops and tents selling all sorts of trinkets and the mountain tops were covered with prayer flags. Depending what you wanted to spend, you could get a pic with a yak, ride a yak or ride a yak into the lake...I ...

Lhasa is beautiful wherever you go...

A travel blog entry by griceydoesasia on Oct 09, 2013

9 photos

... and the cloudless blue sky we were welcomed by only enhanced the stunning landscape. Once again I felt very lucky to be me.The first couple of days were a melee of temples which Toodleoo expertly and in wonderful English took the time to explain the history of. Buddhism is the dominant religion here and knowing very little about it's roots and practises I was really appreciative of our guide's expertise in this too as he explained everything we saw and ...

You can't cross the sea by standing .....

A travel blog entry by sorbus on Aug 08, 2011

3 comments, 89 photos

... traditional Hindus would think insane anyway.) For many generations the Royal Family ruled with absolute authority but without any sense of responsibility, and in general they seem to have been unstable, unsuitable or had shortsighted urges that led to bloodshed and conspiracies and no secure dependable monarchy.

In recent times the kingdom of Nepal was administered like a family business whose only purpose was to enrich the ruling elite. ...

Lhasa the city of pilgrims

A travel blog entry by sam.lee on Apr 24, 2011

20 photos

A sense of euphoria hit me on my first morning in Lhasa. I haven't felt this happy in such a long time. I also felt privileged to be here, among the thousands of pilgrims who had made their way to the holy city from all parts of Tibet and the world. They walk around the perimeter of Jokhang Temple in a trans state while murmuring prayers. Don't expect to see the same scenes in Seven Years in Tibet though. The ...

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This hotel, located on No.66 Beijing Middle Rd, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Barkhor Street.
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