Located on the hill top, it was built in 640 A.D. during the reign of Songtsen Gampo. The palace is a centre of spiritual pilgrimage and Tibetan architecture. The fifth Dalai Lama, Gyelwa Ngapa began the construction of the present Potala Palace in 1645 and was completed in 1648.
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