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Potala Palace

The Potala Palace is a dzong fortress in the city of Lhasa, in Tibet. It was the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas from 1649 to 1959, has been a museum since then, and is a World Heritage Site since 1994. The palace is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of the bodhisattva AvalokiteĊ›vara

Issued Country Hong Kong
Issued Year 2003
Category Buddhist Architect World Heritage Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps Buddhist Landscape
Type Postage Stamps
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