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Yangwang Mountain Cliffside Images

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Interesting to see

We had expected something a bit bigger so were initially disappointed that this cliffside was so... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
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Charlottesville, Virginia
Part of Potala Palace Kora

Carvings look impressive. The area is less crowded than the central part, therefore its more quiet... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
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New York City, New York
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20 Jun 2018
“Interesting to see”
17 Jan 2017
“Part of Potala Palace Kora”
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

We had expected something a bit bigger so were initially disappointed that this cliffside was so small in size, It grew on us, however, especially when we paid a little bit and were able to tour one of the chapels next to the images. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Carvings look impressive. The area is less crowded than the central part, therefore its more quiet and peaceful. It doesn't take a long time to walk there.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank galinamf
Reviewed 5 September 2016

In the Lonely Planet guide book this attraction is known as Chagpo Ri Rock Carvings, Yangwang Mountain is the Chinese name for the same place. Both translate to "Iron Mountain". It is the hill south west of the Potalla Palace where there is now located...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

On the pilgrimage road up to the hill opposit the renowned Potala Palace, there are thousands of colorful Buddha painting on the wall. You will see local people praying while walking up to the temple as well. At the main monastery, people are making merit...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Danaiya T
Reviewed 19 January 2016

this place we local says thousand buddha mountain. That is located between the summer potala palace and winter norbu lingkha palace. Also locate on the outermost kora (circle) of lhasa where you see hundreds of tibetans going around the circle . On this mountain had...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Tashi N
Reviewed 2 December 2014

A nice site, close to Potala Palace, with more or less 1,000 images carved into a Cliffside. Very colorful. Can be visited in an hour or less. In the afternoon of our visit, there were some pilgrims but it was not crowded. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2014
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