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

... 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 enough to handle them. My words do not accurately describe ...

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

1 comment, 61 photos

... passes. The first was 4530m high and the second was over 5000m. Everybody seems to respond to altitude differently but we found walking around at this height made us short of breath, dizzy and slightly unsteady. Although it's not all that comfortable to feel like that, we were still enjoying it because it was something we had never experienced before! The final part of the journey was horrendous - 90kms of unsealed roads with large holes everywhere. It was extremely bumpy and ...


A travel blog entry by crisanddavid on May 06, 2014

6 comments, 24 photos

... of our guide to hail a taxi and give instructions. Success and 10 Yuan (2 bucks) later and we were at the restaurant. Another satisfying Nepalese meal and taxi ride (this one knew the way) and we were back at our hotel. Some bright spark had dumped a load of reinforcing steel across the entire road below our room - without any warning lights nor signs, ...

Lhasa is beautiful wherever you go...

A travel blog entry by griceydoesasia on Oct 09, 2013

9 photos

... in fact whose house in which I met them for a chat Sir Francis had died in his 80's. Although branded a war criminal in Tibet he actually achieved some incredible feats in his life, enriching the lives of many people and after the slaughter in 1904 gave up the army to pursue a spiritual path. I am currently reading his biography and following in many of his footsteps on this journey which gives another dimension to my adventure which I now feel has only just ...