Sun Island Hotel

Address: 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, Barkhor Street, and Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si).
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    Travel Blogs from Lhasa

    De retour à Lhasa...back in Lhasa

    A travel blog entry by maa3 on Nov 14, 2014

    16 comments, 15 photos

    ... at 3:48pm at destination. What is that destination? Good geographical research!

    laurier me demandait si c'était habituel d'avoir un guide et un chauffeur pour soi-même. Non, je me suis inscrit dans un tour et finalement j'étais le seul inscrit.
    Claude des Laurentides me demande si j'irai au Bouthan. Oui au mois de février.
    Claude de Gatineau me demande quelle est la plus haute altitude où j'ai été durant ce voyage. C'est justement à 5100 ...

    Roof of the World

    A travel blog entry by kvolsky on Oct 21, 2014

    30 photos

    ... holy site some of art work here dates back more than a thousand years. The main effigies are protected by a makeshift covering and fronted by devout worshipers. Unlike the traditional forms of prayer I have learned in my childhood, here the devotee goes from a standing position to laying flat on their stomachs, similar to the Muslim form of prayer but done with knee pads and handheld rails to help you slide. I walk along the rock and there must ...

    Day 25 Journey from Chengdu to Tibet

    A travel blog entry by yanniabelle on Oct 11, 2014

    18 photos

    ... over my Tibet Travel Permit along w/ my passport which had a Chinese Visa multiple entry that I got while I was working. Everything seemed to go smoothly but the flight was delayed by an hour and it's funny because they don't make any announcements just like in Kumming - everyone just waits until they say ready to board. I had a quick snack of grass jelly and fruit before boarding. Once in the plane we waited another hour so they served lunch. ...

    Lhasa

    A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Jul 12, 2014

    42 photos

    ... tourists. We wondered whether there was any fatalities! The palace used to house all the Dalai Lama's until the 14th one fled in 1959 when the Chinese moved in. Interestingly though we were told that whilst China doesn't recognise him, he will still be buried there with all the others, in their amazing gold and jewelled monuments. It was great walking round, but we only saw a few rooms, our guide said that a lot of the other rooms are empty as a lot of the ...

    We reached the 'Land of Snows'!

    A travel blog entry by jess_and_ben on Jun 11, 2013

    14 photos

    ... plateau and for the most part sits at an altitude of 4,000 - 5,000 metres.



    Alongside us for most of the journey was the engineering marvel that is the Qinghai-Tibet Railway: completed in 2006 and laying claim to the title of world's highest railway reaching an altitude of 5,072 metres. Half the track lies on a permafrost, requiring a cooling system of pipes driven into the ...

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