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Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet.
The old Potala Palace was built in 7th century. At that time Zhanpu King (Shuzhan
established Tufen Kingdom in Tibet, Lhssa was its Capital, The Emperor of
China's Tamg Dynasty sent Princess
Wenchen to merry Zhanpu King.
Zhanpu King decided "to build a city to show the glory", then started to built Potala Palace on the Red Hill.
There were 1,000 rooms in it; however the old Palace was destroyed during the war. The present Potala palace was re-built major after 17 century, particular during Dalai Lama V period.
The present Potala Palace is 119 meters height with 13 floors. It is famous for its high historical value and kept numerous treasure in it.
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