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Tibet Museum, Lhasa

(4/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Admire a gilded skull cup, a lofty jade vase, and colorful coral masks among 1,000 other artifacts at Tibet Museum, which documents Tibet's rich cultural history since the Neolithic age. Browse the 23,508 sq m (253,038 sq ft) museum's extensive collection of masks, ceramics, scrolls, amulets, imperial jade seals, ancient glyphs, musical instruments, folk costumes, and statues. You'll gain insight into the region's complex history and complicated politics, and learn about everything from horseback trading to textiles to traditional medicine. As you examine Tibetan doors, beams, and model villages, information in four languages explains traditional art, architecture, and interior design. Plan to visit Tibet Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lhasa attractions using our Lhasa vacation trip planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • It has always seemed difficult to wonder how people can live in such a high altitude and wild land. It is practically impossible to grow any kind of vegetable apart from barley and potatoes, so it is ...  more »
  • This museum is worth a visit. However there are so many replicas there. You're not sure which one is real stuff, and which one is a replica. 
  • 西藏博物馆就在市区,免费对外开放,建议事先了解下西藏的历史,我进去后其实就是有点懵,很多东西都看不懂,有点走马观花的味道。我想喜欢历史的朋友会爱上这里的。 
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  • museums are must-go places in a city. so is this one. it introduces a lot about Tibet.
  • Must visit to explore relics of tibetan civilization
  • 拉萨一个很不错的地方。
  • AR understatement is great 😊😊😊
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  • nice