Summer Palace of Lhasa – Norbulingka

Norbulingka means “Baby Park” or “Treasure Garden” in Tibetan language, and is the largest, the best scenery, with the most monuments man-made garden in Tibet, also known as the Summer Palace of Lhasa.

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Norbulingka is located in the western suburbs of Lhasa, Tibet. It was founded in the eighteenth century, the 1940s(during the Dalai Ⅶ period), is the governance place of the Dalai Lama in summer, including Kelsang Phodrang, Golden Phodrang, Expressly Phodrang ,and other palaces buildings. Today let’s go to the Norbulingka to have a look.

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It was built by the 7th Dalai Lama and served both as administrative centre and religious centre. It is a unique representation of Tibetan palace architecture. It is the largest and the best scenery, with the most monuments man-made garden in Tibet.

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