Thangka Hotel

Address: No. 38 Yutuo Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 510000, China | Hotel
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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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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Lhasa

    Lost in Tibet

    A travel blog entry by laura421 on Jun 06, 2015


    ... quickly at this elevation with such a pure blue sky. Instead I chose to wear a hat with a visor and a light silk shirt to block the sun's rays. The Dalai Lama lived here until 1959, when a revolt broke out against the Chinese re-establishing their sovereignty; at that point the Dalai Lama was forced to leave Tibet and to live in exile. For political reasons he has never been back to his country, but at almost 80 years old he continues ...

    De retour à Lhasa...back in Lhasa

    A travel blog entry by maa3 on Nov 14, 2014

    16 comments, 15 photos

    ... la violence. Pourquoi la Mongolie est-elle devenue un pays si violent? J'ose mettre de l'avant la réflexion du prof de l'Université de Pékin: les Mongols se sonj jetés à pieds perdus sur la société de consommation et ils sont en train de perdre leur âme ou leur spiritualité pour ne rechercher le bonheur que dans les biens matériels. Alors ce qu'il leur manque et d'autres possèdenT, ils s'en accaparent. En tout cas, c'est une réponse possible ...

    Tibet! The roof of the world.

    A travel blog entry by heather.dyce on Oct 12, 2014

    163 photos

    ... drive to our next destination, Gyantse. On the way we had the chance to visit Yamdrok lake. A turquoise lake which surrounds a mountain. (beautiful!) We followed that by Karola glacier where I had the chance to get up close and personal with a yak or two! (spectacular!) I love yaks! :) Along the drive i can remember watching the scenery go by and thinking, how majestic everything looked. For the rest of the drive there were castles, crops, farms and houses high up on ...

    The Easy Trek to Tibet

    A travel blog entry by 2013 on Sep 09, 2014

    2 comments, 24 photos

    ... available we hit the streets of the old town area. We were surprised to find that Lhasa was such a busy cosmopolitan city of 600,000 people, so it was good to get into the quieter back streets where the largest of the temples stands. One part of our reconnaissance was to locate a cafe which has great coffee and cakes, recommended by a friend who had recently visited the city. As today was a special religious day, ...

    Orf to Tibet

    A travel blog entry by dwet10 on Apr 19, 2014

    3 photos

    ... her name up.

    Given a run down of what's what in the 1 hour bus ride to Thangka Hotel and given the rest of the day free time to adjust to the altitude. Forgot how badly it hits you. We're in bed noon till 3 catching up on sleep. Headache is bad but refusing to depend on the canned oxygen. Have to move slowly to avoid getting out of breath.
    A shuffle through the main square before we need food and water. Chicken Masala ...