Tibet Hongshan Hotel

No.41 Beijing Middle Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lhasa

Barrage of Buddhas

A travel blog entry by chopsticks on Jul 21, 2014

6 comments, 8 photos

... palace was incredible and intense! We had difficulty getting in because of improper clothing. Our guide, Lopsung, ran and got Sharlene a pair of pants to wear under her skirt and it wasn't even a short skirt. I thought she looked pretty funky and Tibetan when all was said and done. Security was very tight and we were only allowed to bring a camera/phone, money and the must passport. Our entry time was 10:20 and we were there on the dot and had to be out one hour later on the dot or we ...

THE WILD WILD WEST OF TIBET

A travel blog entry by crisanddavid on May 06, 2014

6 comments, 24 photos

... we descended before driving around its extremities. Passed plenty of yak grazing in the snow on our way to the Lhasa Restaurant in the small town of Nangartse for a quick yak stir fried rice.
Then on to the next spectacular pass, the Karo La at 5,039 metres. The weather here certainly had not improved and it was still freezing and snowing, so it was ...

Lhasa is beautiful wherever you go...

A travel blog entry by griceydoesasia on Oct 09, 2013

9 photos

... leaving Lhasa to venture into the Himalaya to visit more holy places. Also we are heading towards some dark British history as in 1904 we invaded Tibet taking a city called…Leading the British exploration army at the time was a chap called Sir Frances Younghusband. The short version of the story is that he led the slaughter of hundreds of monks in a bid to take Tibet. It was my absolute delight before I left Dorset to met a wonderful family who knew him ...

Touring Tibet 1: Potala Palace & Jokhang Temple

A travel blog entry by alxs on Sep 20, 2012

33 photos

... br> Throughout the Palace, there were statues of important Buddhist and Tibetan figures.

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We then went to lunch and enjoyed delicious Indian cuisine. And then we ventured to the Jokhang temple, which is famous for housing one of the four or five statues that were made of Buddha during his lifetime and blessed by him. It is more than 2,500 years old. Pilgrims regularly come to pray and honor this holy Temple.

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You can't cross the sea by standing .....

A travel blog entry by sorbus on Aug 08, 2011

3 comments, 89 photos

... our fruit and veg instead. There was no mention of Tibet anywhere. No signs in Tibetan. The name nowhere. It was officially all China and the Chinese. The soldiers, the notices. Then up the hill and another stop, the stop where we remained for three long days and nights, green with many waterfalls crashing white water all around us.

The waiting ... I tell myself that the interruptions are the journey, but these interruptions I am frustrated by ...

Location

This hotel, located on No.41 Beijing Middle Road, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Barkhor Street.
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