The Natonal Defence Grand Hotel

Address: Duosenge South Road , Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Duosenge South Road , Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Barkhor Street, and Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si).
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Travel Blogs from Lhasa

Day 3 Lhasa Tibet

A travel blog entry by gracecardie on Sep 14, 2014

11 photos

... Dalai Lama in the 18th century. We were able to visit the residences built by several Dalai Lamas including the present Dalai Lama who was able to spend 3 summers here before he left Tibet. We even saw his bathroom and sitting room as well as his impressive gold throne. We were not able to take photos of these special places. Later we visited the Tibet Museum which contained many impressive and ancient ...

On top of the world....almost!

A travel blog entry by shunny81 on Sep 08, 2014

2 comments, 61 photos

... evening was a little rushed and it was not long after we had finished chewing our final mouthful, we were back on the bus on our way to the hotel. Day 3 - Similar to the previous day, we got picked up after breakfast and the first part of the day consisted of a trip to Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Square. The square consists of a large courtyard area and a circular set of buildings which house Jokhang Temple. Pilgrims descend to this area to worship and walk around it in a ...


A travel blog entry by crisanddavid on May 06, 2014

6 comments, 24 photos

... photo shoot before jumping back into our warm van. The final mountain pass on our route was a mere 4,280 metres and as the weather hadn't improved, in fact it had worsened, with snow covering the road and fields, little time was spent here outside our van. As we continued to Gyantse our driver was particularly cautious of the slippery roads, but the ...

Lhasa warm up ride

A travel blog entry by harryhimalaya on Sep 09, 2013

3 comments, 2 photos

... managed to miss a taxi by a whisker. Lucky as he was sure as anything not going to stop. Two rides and so far I have run over a dog and lightly t-barred a motor bike in Nepal. It has become evident that in the built up urban areas face masks are well worth the effort given the amount of diesel and dust that gets spewed in a layer over the Tarmac.
Today's key observations, apart from the relentless traffic, were ...

Don't mention the Dalai Lama

A travel blog entry by annietheowl on May 28, 2013

13 photos

... couple of hours finding out just how intertwined Chinese and Tibetan history is and why, therefore, it was natural for China to invade/pop over the border and impose a 'cultural revolution' in the late 1940's! They (the Chinese and Tibetan governments) used to exchange gifts you much evidence of cross border alliance does the world need to realise that this was in everybody's best interests?! Hmmmm...
Our clueless/toothless rickshaw driver of the previous evening ...