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

Stairway to Heaven (Buddhist Style)

A travel blog entry by wayneh13 on Nov 10, 2014

2 comments, 15 photos

... rooms that contain several enormous gold-clad stupa tombs that each contain the remains of different Dalai Lamas. And then the rooms that contain enormous statuary of Buddhas. And then the rooms with enormous lama statues. There are no words to describe how impressive these displays are. The statues and stupas are typically 30 feet tall. They must have been built and assembled in the rooms as there are no doors large enought to handle them. Truly amazing.

Ganden Monastery and Drak Yerpa Monastery

A travel blog entry by richmiketrav on Sep 23, 2014

23 photos

... other monks go round with big teapots refilling cups with yak butter tea. We really felt lucky to have seen this. Then headed to the roofs to enjoy the views. The Chinese police had a constant presence but relatively low key. As we headed back to the car, we saw monks sitting by a fire on the other side of the valley chanting against the Himalayan backdrop and it was amazingly evocative. We then heard the unique sounds of the Tibetan horn being blown and, ...

Prayer Flags...

A travel blog entry by chopsticks on Jul 22, 2014

... to Lhasa, which made two lanes going the same way. All fine and good until there WAS oncoming traffic and then it was a game of chicken and hoping everyone was courteous and moved over. It was sad to leave Lhasa...I truly loved it but getting out into the countryside was just beautiful, small white flat roof homes or villages dotting the surrounded by yellow flowers - I think it was barley - with the craggy treeless mountains, blue sky and fluffed clouds as a backdrop. Definitely ...

Tibet Part I - Monastery Madness

A travel blog entry by gfiveg on Apr 21, 2014

4 comments, 38 photos

... of Gyantse. The vistas that were encountered were staggering as we crossed three passes over 16,000 feet. We stopped at the top of the pass, for a humorous photo shoot with several very well dressed Yaks. Needless to say, I felt a little underdressed for the occasion.

We continued on the stunning road that hugged along the shores of the beautiful turquoise lake, Yamdrok Tso and to our destination for the evening.

Tibet to be ...

Lhasa, Tibet, "Place of God"

A travel blog entry by kryten4b on Oct 26, 2013

3 photos

... of Tibetans and Buddhism.

Over the next few days we visited a number of sites including:

Drepung Monastery, the largest of all Tibetan monasteries that once housed as many as 7000-10000 monks. and is located on the Gambo Utse mountain. The monastery was established in 1416 by Tsong Khapa's disciple Jamyang Qoigyi, who was versed in both Esoteric and ...