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The Jokhang – Most sacred temple in Tibet

By Source:China.org.cn 2017-09-15


The Jokhang, or Jokhang Temple, located in Lhasa, is the most sacred and important temple in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The construction of the temple started during the Tubo Kingdom in the 7th century. Its architectural style is a mixture of Indian vihara design, Chinese Tang Dynasty design, and Nepalese design. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace," and a spiritual center of Lhasa. [China.org.cn]

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