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    The Potala Palace, Lhasa, China

    Monday, December 7, 2009

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    The Potala Palace, Lhasa, China
    Potala’s Palace the fortress on the Hill top. The Potala Palace endures to be the symbol of Tibet’s and China’s legacy of history, art, culture and its religion. It prevailed from being a palace, then a monastery, a prison of one time to eternity of being the state museum. The Potala Palace, on the roof of the Jokhang, is Tibet's largest building and one of the most spectacular structures in the world. The Potala Palace has been converted into the state museum by the Chinese government after the invasion in1959. Before that it was the winter house for the Tibet’s Dalai Lama. Recently it got declared as one of the New Seven Wonders of the world by the television show Good Morning America and Newspaper USA Today. Also a popular Tourist attraction it’s pronounced and  [...]

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