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Potala Palace
布达拉宫.jpg
The Potala Palace
Tibetan transcription(s)
Tibetan པོ་ཏ་ལ
Wylie transleeteration Po ta la
Cheenese transcription(s)
Tradeetional 布達拉宮
Simplified 布达拉宫
Pinyin Bùdálā Gōng
Potala Palace is locatit in Tibet
Potala Palace
Potala Palace
Location within Tibet
Monastery information
Location Lhasa, Tibet, Cheenae
Foondit bi Songtsän Gampo
Foondit 637
Date renovatit Modren palace constructit bi the 5t Dalai Lama in 1645
Renovatit:1989 tae 1994, 2002
Teep Tibetan Buddhist
Lineage Dalai Lama
Heid Lama 14t Dalai Lama
Offeecial name Historic Ensemble o the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Teep Cultural
Criteria i, iv, vi
Designatit 1994 (18t session)
Reference no. 707
Region Asie-Paceefic
Extensions 2000; 2001

The Potala Palace (Tibetan: པོ་ཏ་ལWylie: Po ta la, ZYPY: Bodala) in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region wis the chief residence o the Dalai Lama till the 14t Dalai Lama fled tae Indie during the 1959 Tibetan uprisin. It is nou a museum an Warld Heritage Steid.

Coordinates: 29°39′28″N 91°07′01″E / 29.65778°N 91.11694°E / 29.65778; 91.11694