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Monument Imperial Pacification of Tibet

Longwang Lake Park, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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Propaganda square

Don't want to get lost in politics, but this was build to celebrate the liberation of Tibet... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Antoni P
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Memphis, Tennessee
serene park

Quiet and out the way with great views across to the Potala palace Sat for many hours just soaking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
forevermagpie
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Truro, United Kingdom
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24 Sep 2016
“Beautiful Surrounding Park But Somewhat a Slap To Tibetan Culture”
2 weeks ago
“Propaganda square”
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Longwang Lake Park, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't want to get lost in politics, but this was build to celebrate the liberation of Tibet...... It's an eye soar in front of Potala Palace and is simply used to remind everyone who is in charge.

Thank Antoni P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet and out the way with great views across to the Potala palace Sat for many hours just soaking up the atmosphere of Tibet

Thank forevermagpie
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Let's not get lost in politics but one can't help but recognise how much this huge square sticks out of its surroundings. When we were there they played Chinese (propaganda) music every night and it completely destroyed out night stroll. The statue is pure propaganda...More

Thank Powerpill
Reviewed 25 December 2016

A short walk from the front of Potala Palce, the monument is a modernist granite obelisk set in a large square, not particularly noteworthy except it does offer a good view of Potala Palace, which ironically offers in turn (during the climb up) the best...More

Thank mlahm
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is a very beautiful & picturesque park and a huge square (typical China) of which I am told not popular among the local Tibetan people as it is a monument to recognize the liberation (as the Chinese Government would have you believe) of the...More

Thank LJBevensII
Reviewed 29 August 2016

You see this monument of imperialism passing by but the real picture you get from the Potala palace. It tells what it is all about today.

Thank jusaja
Reviewed 30 January 2016

China built this Square right in front of the Potala Palace. Was this intended to make the Tibetan people succumb.It is large and imposing. A throw back to the Cultural Revolution.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

when we reach the Monument imperial its very hot and the sun shine we take picture as a group and while we try to jump as high as you can. when we take one hour for taking picture the background the palace was behind. Its...More

Thank Lily S
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We drove past this monument several times during the day, but a visit at night was quite pretty. As well as the monument itself, There is coloured lighting in the fountain, and it is also a great vantage point to get a look at Potala...More

Thank Andyrock81
Reviewed 30 September 2013

...however this is a great spot to take photos of the Potala Palace. Also, at sunset crowds gathered in Potala Square start dancing in a huge circle at this time as well in front of the monument and its fountains. A rather surreal experience that...More

Thank AndyH74
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