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A view of the Potala Palace from Jokhang Temple. "The Potala Palace, winter palace of the Dalai Lama since the 7th century, symbolizes Tibetan Buddhism and its central role in the traditional administration of Tibet. The complex, comprising the White and Red Palaces with their ancillary buildings, is built on Red Mountain in the centre of Lhasa Valley, at an altitude of 3,700m"

Previous text from the UNESCO website:

whc.unesco.org/en/list/707
Lhasa, Tibet.

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