By kaicarver @ 2005-06-29 07:04:18
Potala means "Pure Land", or "High Heavenly Realm". The palace is named after a mountain in southern India regarded as the seat of the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, the patron god of Tibet. Altitude: 3,700 meters. Has over 1,000 rooms.
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