The Potala Palace (Tibetan: པོ་ ཏ་ ལ, Tibetan Pinyin: bo da la, Willy: po ta la), is located on the Mabul Mountain in the northwest of Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The magnificent building integrating palaces, castles, and monasteries at the highest altitude is also the largest and most complete ancient palace complex in Tibet.
The Potala Palace is built by mountains, overlapping buildings, sacred temples, and magnificent. It is an outstanding representative of Tibetan ancient architecture (It is said that it originated from the Sangzhuzi Zongbao). The scenery on the back of five sets of RMB 50 banknotes. The main building is divided into two parts, the White House and the Red House. The palace is more than 200 meters high, with 13 floors on the outside and 9 floors on the inside. In front of the Potala Palace is the Potala Palace Square, which is the highest city square in the world.
The Potala Palace was originally built for the Tibetan dynasty Zampsongzankamp to marry Princess Chichen and Princess Wencheng. In 1645 (the second year of the Shunzhi Reign of the Qing Dynasty), after the Qing Dynasty ’s vassal and the Shut Khan State, the protector of the law, Gushi Khan, and the Gelug Regency Sonam Qunpei rebuilt the Potala Palace, and became the residence of the Dalai Lama's Winter Palace, and a major religion. The place where political ceremonies are held is also a place dedicated to the ancestral tower of the Dalai Lama. It used to be the center of rule with Yamen, the Minister of Residence in Tibet.