Such is the grandeur of Potala palace in Tibet that even a small glimpse from a distance will make you go awestruck. A giant architecture, situated on the Red Mountain in Lhasa, the palace is the most visited and beautiful tourist attractions in Tibet. Once the winter residence of Dalai Lama the palace is now converted into a museum but is still considered to be the Mecca for Buddhists and pilgrims who pay their respect by circling the palace with a prayer wheel.
Owing to its magnificent structure with 1000 rooms, numerous shrines, colourful murals and statues, Potala palace was named as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The interiors are made up of stones and wood making it a tourist place to fall in love with, instantly. The panoramic view from the hill on which Potala is perched, is absolutely stunning offering the devotees and pilgrims an opportunity to soak in the natural beauty around along with the spiritual bliss.