Picture of the day – Tibet Lhasa views

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Views towards Potala Palace, Lhasa

 

History

 

Since the 7th century, Songtsan moved the capital Lhasa, the Potala Palace was built as a palace , administrative areas established in this plan, sub-official institution, legislative law, orders to the ministers, the policy in Tibet, dispatch, shuttle to and from the surrounding States messenger, or neighbors to form affinity, Tibet and neighboring ethnic groups to strengthen economic and cultural exchanges and promote the prosperity of the Tibetan society. Tubo Dynasty Potala Palace, became a unified political center , a very important position.

 

 

Potala Palace (19)

Potala Palace was built in the 7th century during the Tubo Kingdom Songtsan. Then known as Red Hill Palace, the castle large-scale, outside the three walls, there are one thousand palaces, is the Tubo Dynasty ‘s political center. But the palace was struck by lightning because of fire and war, the year the ninth century, the disintegration of the Tubo Dynasty, Red Hill House gradually waste destroyed. 9-17 century AD, eight hundred years, due to long-term political separatism in Tibet and the history of the Sakya, Pazhu, Karma regimes are not high in Lhasa, Red Hill House has been unable to re-hing, as an important religious event place.

 

 

 

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