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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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  • And be prepared to read/listen between the lines. There are many aspects that may be up for debate but the museum does provide both ancient history and a fascinating view of the recent history. Just r...  more »
  • The art in this museum is wonderful. However, you will have to put up with the BS that Tibet Art is wonderful, but improved with connections to China, and finally met is full potential when China beca...  more »
  • We visited on a tour. Exhibition on the history of Tibet. Mandala of the large sand-covered glass display is very beautiful. Take a look at this like you went to see once.
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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