Located in the center of the ancient city of Lhasa, the Jokhang Monastery was built in tl seventh century by Songtsan Gambo, the Tats Princess Wen Cheng and Nepalese Prince. Bhrikuti. Its four-story main building demonstratc, a combination of the Han, Tibetan, Indian and Nepalese architectural styles, as well as a mand;tl,i world outlook of Buddhism. With the Hall of Amitayus Sutra as its center, the monastery symbolizes the nuclear of the universe. The Hall of Sakyamuni is the essence of the monastery.
(Open hours: 9:00-16:00 The admission is 35 yuan. Photos can be taken in front of the monastery and on the top floor Photos are taken for charges inside the halls. Charges are varied in different halls. It is unkindly to take a picture of Tibetans who stretch their body forward to pay their respects to the Buddha in front of them.)
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