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

Roof of the World

A travel blog entry by kvolsky on Oct 21, 2014

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... of paintings. This stop is my first real encounter with local Tibetans and they wish me “Tashi Delek” as they pass by spinning their hand held prayer wheels.

For the afternoon I move on to the Tibet Museum for a basic history lessen. What's that saying- history is written by the victor? Well that is definitely the case here. The Chinese propaganda machine has been hard at work. The museum has fantastic displays crossing ...

Day 25 Journey from Chengdu to Tibet

A travel blog entry by yanniabelle on Oct 11, 2014

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... As he was talking to me I saw something run across the room and I said did you see that!! Did you bring a pet in here? He said no and was helping me to look. I was a little scared I was hallucinating due to the altitude sickness but I didn't want to sleep in a room with a rat or large rodent. I looked under the bed and saw four tiny furry legs and out came the cutest little kitten! It reminded me of my Aunt Mai's cat, Belle but a baby version. I guess ...

Day 3 Lhasa Tibet

A travel blog entry by gracecardie on Sep 14, 2014

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... 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 ...

Do you know what a monk life looks like?

A travel blog entry by anaketa on May 03, 2014

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... tibetans until she got it was useless. From that moment so on a procession of several hotel staff came back and forth many times, until they discovered what was the problem: the toilet paper! In china they don't use to throw the toilet paper in the wc. From now on we will remember for sure. Monk life During the afternoon, we went to the Sera Monastery, a beautiful monastery just outside of Lhasa, reachable by car in 30mins. Unfortunately, it ...

Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple

A travel blog entry by vincethepince on Oct 04, 2013

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... far from our hotel. The temple is the oldest temple in Tibet and is right in the middle of old Lhasa. The temple house two very important statues of Buddha that were brought to Tibet in the 7th century by the first king. It was a very busy place with many devout locals doing their daily mantra out front where they start standing with hands above their head, then hands in front, then to their knees, then laying flat on the ground face down sliding ...