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Jokhang Palace

information about china  Lhasa - China, Tibet

Entrance Fee is 30Yuan, for than you get a mini Cd rom.

The Jokhang is most sacred and active temple in Tibet. It has a history of over 1400 years, the construction started in 647. Jokhhang means “The shrine of Jowo”. Jowo means precious one in Tibetan. The most important part of the temple is the chapel which house the statue of Buddha Jowo Sakyamuni. The statue was adorned with the white prayer scarf, the Katak. The pilgrims are truly devoted Sakyamuni is really sacred in Tibet. This statue is the ultimate goal for the Tibetan Pilgrims. It is said that the statue of the Jowo Sakhyamuni represents him when he was 12 years old. The statue is in very good shape considering how old it is; it was also decapitated during the Cultural Revolution.
The temple reveals also other jewels in other chapels

Address: 01 Barkhor Square
Lhasa
Tibet
China
Phone: + 00 111 111 111
Price: budget
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