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Yangwang Mountain Cliffside Images

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Address: South of Yaowang Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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Part of Potala Palace Kora

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.

Reviewed 18 January 2017
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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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.

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
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 a radio tower. However, to see the main rock carvings you need to approach from... More 

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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 by praying and offering the butter candles.

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Lhasa, China
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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 carved 1000 images of buddha and also near you can see the Buddhist scriptures were... More 

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Miami, Florida
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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.

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