Potala Palace: Lhasa, Tibet. This building served as the residence of the Dalai Lama, as well as a monastery, mausoleum and governmental offices. That all changed in 1959, when the People's Liberation Army of China ousted the Dalai Lama and took control of Tibet and the palace. Sad.
Prayer wheels in Lhasa, Tibet
Potala Palace, Tibet Worth the trip and up 14,000 above sea level
Lhasa Photos at Frommer's - Buddhist monks waiting in the Ganden Monastery in Lhasa, Tibet.
Potala Square, Lhasa, Tibet* Arielle Gabriel writes about miracles and travel in The Goddess of Mercy & The Dept of Miracles also free China toys and paper dolls at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel *