Reserve Tickets to Potala Palace in advance
According to the Tourism Bureau of Tibet Autonomous Region, tickets to the world's architecture wonder---- the Potala Palace need to be booked one day in advance during the peak season. The procedure is like this.
The exterior of the world renowned Potala Palace.
1.One day before your visiting plan, you should go to the southwestern gate to get a free ticket vouchers offered by the Management Office of the Potala Palace.
2.The following day, you by ticket with the vouchers at the ticket booths personally.
3.Keep in mind that you should go at the time as the voucher required, and all of them will be expired after the closing date.
To ensure that as many as possible tourists can have access to the palace, and also secure a quality journey, you'd better keep these few tips in mind.
To Visitors from domestic and abroad
1.There is no limit to the number of visitors and the length of visiting time to the Zhol City at the foot of the Potala Palace during its opening hours. So enjoy yourself.
2.Make sure that you don't take any dangerous articles like firearms, ammunition, ordnance, police apparatus, restricted knives and combustibles and explosives. And all the belongings of the tourists will undergo security checks before visitors enter the palace.
3.Visitors are not allowed to take pictures, smoke and talk loudly inside the Potala Palace.
4.Tour guides are required to bring related certificates with them and the number of the members of each tourist group shall not exceed 30. Tour guides may not give tour instructions in the main hall and the length of the visiting time shall not exceed one hour.
5. During the peak season, travel agencies should designate personnel specially for buying group tickets. The namelist of visitors and their ID cards, passports or relevant certificates are needed for purchasing tickets.
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