Sun Island Hotel

Zhonghe Guoji Cheng Bayi Qiao, Chengguan District , Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
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Location

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

    12000 Feet-Tibet At Last

    A travel blog entry by travelingma on Jul 25, 2014

    3 photos

    ... hope it will help with this cold or whatever it is that I have. We also purchased a local herbal treatment for altitude adjustment. I have more natural herbs in me now! I am hoping they don't interfere with my medication. The people were fabulous. They were so friendly and helpful. People on the street smile at you, unlike mainland China. I think I am going to enjoy my stay here. I can hardly believe I am actually in ...

    Prayer Flags...

    A travel blog entry by chopsticks on Jul 22, 2014

    ... just watched. Prayer flags were everywhere as well as some tiny Tibetan homes right at the base. We heard voices coming from caves and assumed that people lived in there, which Evan confirmed later as he got invited in. Cheryl and I were happy to make it back just a little bit chilly. So our hut, or guesthouse, was a one story building with a huge common room and bedrooms for four off of that. The door was two heavy wool blankets and the inside covered with colorful tapestries ...

    Lhasa is beautiful wherever you go...

    A travel blog entry by griceydoesasia on Oct 09, 2013

    9 photos

    ... to we saw the halls in which the Dalai Lamas from the 15th Century when it was built until little over 50 years ago had sat, given lessons to the monks and spoken to dignitaries from all over the world. The tombs of many of the previous Dalai Lamas are also housed in the palace and are incredible works of art with some of them requiring almost 4 tons of gold to construct. There is only one Dalai Lama at one time with each successor being chosen by a ...

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

    A travel blog entry by sorbus on Aug 08, 2011

    3 comments, 89 photos

    ... entry of evil, and benign, spirits. I was invited to a family puja there, and given, along with lunch, a banana, a tika and ten rupees.

    But back to Tibet. On the way to Tibet we drove north, climbing, through cultivated soft hills of terraces, some so narrow and tiny it seemed but a few blades of rice could grow there. Everything was shades of green, the most pure green being that of the rice fields. Gradually the rice gave way to corn and ...

    Not Like Any Other Place

    A travel blog entry by alex-stu on Apr 18, 2011

    2 comments, 39 photos

    ... however have remained apart from this development. Religiously, culturally, socially, and physically: the Chinese and the Tibetans simply do not share the same space.

    What is very clear, however, is that the Chinese are in Tibet and they are not leaving.

    What you will not see in our photos are the intimidating Chinese military patrols, marching in the ethnic Tibetan part of Lhasa, and soldiers on rooftops, scanning crowds in the square. It ...

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