The Potala Palace located in the urban area northwest of Lhasa, a threeteen-storey palace architecture, 110 meters high, 3750 meters above the sea level, is a magnificent castle architecture group.
The whole building abutting against the Hongshan mountain was piled up, winding its way up to the top of the mountain, covers an area of more than 10 square meters, people can overlook the majestic palace outside of the dozens of miles, it is the important sign of Lhasa, it is a bright pearl in the snowy plateau, it is world cultural heritage.
The Potala Palace, most of the buildings dating back more than 350 years, a few even have a history of 1,300 years.
The number of people per day visit the Potala Palace is strictly controlled, individual tickets rarely. From June 1 this year, the ticket price from 100 yuan to 200 yuan. The tourist season ticket is hard to buy, scalped ticket can be scrambled to thousands of yuan.