15 February 2011

#39 Beijing, China

This card shows the Potala Palace viewed from Jokhang Temple in Tibet.

The Potala Palace (Tibetanཔོ་ཏ་ལWyliePo ta laZYPY: Bodala; simplified Chinese布达拉宫traditional Chinese布達拉宮pinyinBùdálā Gōng) is located in LhasaTibet Autonomous RegionChina. It is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of Chenresig or Avalokitesvara. The Potala Palace was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to DharamsalaIndia, during the 1959 Tibetan uprising.

Property No #707

Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO: 1994
Extension: 2000, 2001

I totally love this card ! Thank you, Mona !

Sent on: February 7, 2011
Received on: February 15, 2011

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