Potala Palace

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Located in the northwest of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region of China, Mount Mabhuri is the world's highest elevation magnificent building with palaces, castles and temples. It is also the largest and most complete ancient castle complex in Tibet.

The Potala Palace is built on a hillside with overlapping buildings, beautiful palaces and magnificent momentum. It is an outstanding representative of ancient Tibetan architecture (said to originate from Sangzhuzi Fortress). It is the quintessence of ancient Chinese architecture and the fifth set of landscape patterns on the back of RMB 50 notes. The main building is divided into two parts: the White House and the Red Palace. Gong Diangao is more than 200 meters, with 13 layers and 9 layers. Potala Palace square in front of Potala Palace is the highest city square in the world.

Potala Palace was first built by Song Xan Gan Bbu, a Tubo Dynasty, to marry Princess Ulun and Wencheng princess. In 1645 (the second year of the reign of the Qing Dynasty), Gushihan, the patron of the Qing Dynasty, and Sonan Qunpei, the Regent of the Gelug sect, rebuilt the Potala Palace. After rebuilding the Palace, he became the residence of the Dalai Lama's Winter Palace in successive dynasties and the site of major religious and political ceremonies. For the ruling center.

Potala Palace is the holy land of Tibetan Buddhism (Gelu sect). There are numerous pilgrims and tourists here every year. In March 1961, the State Council listed it as the first batch of national key cultural relics protection units; in December 1994, UNESCO listed it as a world cultural heritage; in January 2013, the National Tourism Administration also listed it as the national AAAAA tourist attractions.

Explanation: Because of the similar architectural style, there are several buildings called the Little Potala Palace: Jigazi Castle in Xigaze and Sangzhuzi Castle (most like), Zandan Temple in Naquso County, Putuo Zongzheng Temple in Hebei Summer Resort, and Xiaodeng Temple in Naqu County.