Min Tai Hotel

No.17 Yutuo Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Downtown area of Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Barkhor Street.
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    Travel Blogs from Lhasa

    Day 6: The road ahead

    A travel blog entry by spencerwynn on Jul 16, 2014

    7 photos

    ... crave for oxygen. This region of China is waking up, observing the world around them and wanting to make itself heard and entice people to come, work, play and experience a vast environmentally remarkable treasure. Tibet is a teenager waking late and finding its friends have developed a little faster. To help the Tibetan Autonomous Region catch up, the country is pitching in. Back in Beijing there are billions of RBM in transfer payments being made over the next few ...


    A travel blog entry by crisanddavid on May 03, 2014

    7 comments, 14 photos

    ... prayer halls and chapels. It contains 3 Mandalas, a religious design made from coloured mineral sands. Parents bring their children here,from babes to teenagers to be blessed and a black streak is painted on their nose to protect them. They all look a little like a cat as they exit. We arrived in time to the "Buddhism Scriptures Debating" where the monks participate in any number ...

    Potala Palace

    A travel blog entry by harryhimalaya on Sep 08, 2013

    4 photos

    ... taking photos and video. We were not allowed to take water or matches, cigarette lighters into either of these cultural icons. On top of this there were numerous stashes of fire extinguishers and posters of how to use them scattered about the corridors. Could be to prevent extremist Tibetan monks from self immolation which they still do in protest against Chinese rule. I can also imagine nutcase extremists ...

    Touch the heavens...or hell?!?!?

    A travel blog entry by dunk_and_amanda on Sep 17, 2011

    52 photos

    ... which was nice. In the afternoon we went on a local bus, to the outskirts of the city, to a monastery on the hill. It was a huge place and worth the visit. By the time we got back we were shattered because of the thin air, so it was another early night!

    Monday 19th Sept.

    We got up and went to the temple in the centre of Lhasa. It is their most sacred temple, so we went (even though, after Mongolia, we were pretty templed out!). It was 8 pounds ...

    Heading back and a bit of Shopping

    A travel blog entry by adamz on Jun 10, 2011

    40 photos

    ... Lots and lots of squads of five patrolling the streets as well as some police officiers. Note that this is in addition to all the soldiers station in the booths located around the city streets.

    To me Lhasa seems to me to be very much a city under military control. Not something you would expect to find if everyone was happy with the chinese presence. Also given all the checkpoints and controls in the country side (tibetians also need permit to enter/leave everest region) ...