Thangka Hotel

No. 38 Yutuo Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 510000, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $144.00
 

Travel Blogs from Lhasa

Tibet....what's left of it....

A travel blog entry by thepoonanns

18

... necessary, so it was the first thing we did when we got back to the hotel.

We spent much of Lhasa either recovering or visiting Monasteries. Tourists from all over China visit these monasteries offering token amounts of money as their way of worship. It was quite clear from the get go that Tibet is very much dominated by Buddhism. Every morning, thousands of locals walk around Patola Palace between 1-3 times whilst holding their prayer wheels ...

Our time in Tibet

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den

1
104

... We were picked up by a van in Kathmandu, and after making a couple of stops we had all 9 guests that would be accompanying us on our tour. After a quick errand that would only be acceptable in a developing country (dropping off an ancient computer monitor) we were off. The drive to the border took around 4 hours. Stamping out of Nepal was very easy, getting into China…. not so easy. First we had to wind our way through many trucks stuck at the border ...

Drepung and Sera Monasteries

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

7

... some pictures but we did not go inside as we will be doing that tomorrow. After our walk we returned to our hotel where we met Drujal and headed for supper at a nearby restaurant. We split a Tibetan hot pot between the 4 of us and it was fantastic. The hot pot had vegetables, thin rice noodles and meat in it then they added broth and with a gas burner under it brought everything to a boil at the table. Once boiling you could either dip the pieces into a small dish ...

Don't mention the Dalai Lama

A travel blog entry by annietheowl

13

... t really tell the difference between one monastery and another! It was perhaps made worse by the fact that we seemed to be in some way interrupting those people who were actually worshiping at the monasteries, although they never seemed to mind at all.
By lunchtime we were back in the city, monasteried out again. Still we met up with Stephen and visited a temple (i.e. another monastery!) in the heart of the city before lunch was allowed! This one was a little more compact ...

Samye - a night by a monastery

A travel blog entry by nikkiviper

... the short hike up to the stupa on the nearby hill which had just the most breathtaking views of the whole valley, the monastery and the the landscape stretching out for miles and miles and miles. I put up the prayer flags that I got in Lhasa complete with all the family member names (I hope all you Morgans appreciate the effort it took - I have a VERY sunburnt head and possibly the most ...

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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 Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden).
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