New Century Hotel

No.155 Beijing East Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Lhasa

Tibet Part I - Monastery Madness

A travel blog entry by gfiveg

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... word of politics while visiting such places.

A day hike around the mountains above followed as we circled around an area offering breathtaking views in every direction. We passed by an area where ceremonial cremations took place and then back to the bus for one more evening in Lhasa.

Our evenings were filled with negotiating bargains on souvenirs from local vendors, a practice that became quite addictive for me, along ...

Tibet?!

A travel blog entry by chuck

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... two friends, one in China and one back home, and if they don't hear from me by Friday night they are calling the embassy...just saying. Their stares were priceless. Just a classic "deer in headlights" kinda look... wondering why the hell I said that! So the driver says "Yes, yes... no problem...". Off we go! "Last chance" I think to myself as I enter this dirty old truck. I'm committed... I'm really doing this! So off we go... this is definitely going to be one ...

The Capital City

A travel blog entry by marqual

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... costed 0.7 yuan - about 12 cents. She would keep on coming around and filling the cup and making change with the money that was on the table as long as you wanted refills. You could also get food at the tea house - noodles, dumplings, or rice with a little bit of meat and vegetables for 5 yuan.

After lunch, I did a bit of shopping, searching out for a Tibet refridgerator magnet to add to my collection. There are a ridiculous number of shops selling all kinds ...

The no more forbidden city

A travel blog entry by wildwildeast

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... the charming temple. Here, old women with long braids wrapped around their heads mumble mantras under their breaths, spinning their prayer wheels and counting off fragments of prayers on beaded rosaries. Crimson-robed monks survey the surroundings and pour liquid butter into candleholders as offerings to the gods. The air is filled with incense, tossed by pilgrims into a white oven along with grains of barley. The pace is slow, and the mood is serene. These are the final days of ...

On top of the World

A travel blog entry by nikkiviper

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... still very high and some of the group have been quite ill with AMS, we had 2 people in the hospital today, but everyone seems to be getting settled now (day 3) and thankfully I've been fine apart from a couple of headaches and achy legs. The first night here I was in a bit of a jocker but I think that was just jetlag / 3 hours sleep the night before I left / no real sleep on the plane / straight on the train when I got to Beijing all catching up with me and ...

Location

This hotel, located on No.155 Beijing East Road, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden).
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