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Potala closed, over 3000 air passengers stranded due to late heavy snowfall in Lhasa

December 20, 2018 9:56 pm0 comments
Potala closed, over 3000 air passengers stranded due to late heavy snowfall in Lhasa

(TibetanReview.net, Dec20, 2018) – The Potala Palace was closed on Dec 19 while more than 3,000 passengers were stranded in Gonggar Airport on Dec 18 due to heavy snowfall which continued for 24 hours in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Dec 19. The authorities had announced […]

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Boasting a record 31.025 visitors, China promotes winter Tibet tour with free Potala entry etc

November 9, 2018 11:16 pm0 comments
Boasting a record 31.025 visitors, China promotes winter Tibet tour with free Potala entry etc

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09, 2018) – In order to promote winter tourism, China has begun offering free entry to the Potala palace, the historical winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, for tourists from Nov 1 to Mar 15 next year. As in past several years, numerous other attractive concessions are also being […]

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Entry at Potala and Norbulingka to be free for winter tourists

September 16, 2018 6:03 am0 comments
Entry at Potala and Norbulingka to be free for winter tourists

(TibetanReview.net, Sep15, 2018) – Entry will be free for tourists visiting the Potala and Norbulingka in Tibet’s capital Lhasa during the winter period of Nov 1, 2018 to Mar15, 2019, reported China’s online Tibet news service eng.tibet.cn Sep 14. The fees during the peak tourism season for these historical winter […]

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1.45 million visited the Potala in 2017

May 24, 2018 11:25 pm1 comment
1.45 million visited the Potala in 2017

(TibetanReview.net, May24, 2018) – China said May 23 that a total of 1.45 million tourists had visited the Potala, the historical winter residence of successive Dalai Lamas and the secretariat of the Tibetan government until 1959, during last year. The palace suffered structural damages during China’s bombardments in the 1959 […]

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Tourists get free entry to Potala for 3 months, starting Feb 1

February 2, 2018 11:09 pm0 comments
Tourists get free entry to Potala for 3 months, starting Feb 1

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02, 2018) – While China has a daily limit for the number of tourists allowed to visit the Potala Palace in Tibet’s capital Lhasa during the peak tourism season, ostensibly to protect the UNESCO World Heritage site from over-crowing, visiting this historical winter residence of the successive Dalai Lama’s […]

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