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Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden), Lhasa

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
The summer palace of Dalai Lamas and a World Heritage Site, Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden) features 374 mansions and classical Tibetan gardens. Spanning some 36 hectares (89 acres) and considered the greatest man-made garden in Tibet, it was built in 1755 on a hot springs spot. The palace features highly scenic and intricate garden designs with ponds, as well as a mini-zoo with bears, lions, and monkeys. Feast your eyes on the flower patterns and nuances, matched only by the brightly colored facades and ornaments on the pavilions and shrines. Stroll along paved paths and stone bridges by yourself, or consider hiring an informative guide to explain the rich history behind the buildings and sculptures. Using our world travel planner, Lhasa attractions like Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • You could walk and interspersed with buildings of past lamas lived, were in good condition, and colored flowers at any time, acre is getting tired. Surprise cinematography of surcharge is running things. I think old, convenient, thank goodness.
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  • First, the visit is interesting by the gardens and numerous trees, plants and flowers. It is quite rare in Tibet and must apply for a permanent care. Then, the Dalai Lama's summer residences which of the 14th in exile. The House is very beautiful but makes especially think of news from the region.
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  • The summer palace had been the place of residence of the 14th Dalai Lama. There were special halls and seat as well as the room and bath that his holiness used to grace. Seeing it all emptied gives a ...  read more »
  • Must visit while in lhasa. When in Lhasa take one free day and spent it in the garden
  • Historical place to visit.
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  • Beautiful gardens. Must visit while in Lhasa.
  • 达赖的夏宫
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