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Drakgo Karni

This group of three stupas (mchod rten), located in the small gap between Marpori and Chakpori mountains just below and to the west of the Potala, constituted the western gate of Lhasa. Passage into and out of the city from the west ran directly through the middle of the central stupa.

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  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Construction ( - 1600 (estimated))
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Reconstruction (1995)
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Destruction (1965 (estimated))
  • Building dimensions > Mansion
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Construction (1601 (estimated) - 1700 (estimated))
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Reconstruction (1995)
  • སྦྲག་སྒོ་ཀརྞི། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • > sbrag sgo kar+Ni (Tibetan, Latin script, Transliteration-THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • > Drakgo Karni (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • > Drag Go Kali (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-Tibet Heritage Fund System of Tibetan Transcription)
    • > sbrag sgo kgNi (Tibetan, Latin script, Transliteration-Unidentified System of Tibetan Transliteration)
    • > Bargo Kani (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-Unidentified System of Tibetan Transcription)
  • West Gate (English, Latin script, Original)

Place ID: F26572

Aufschnaiter Lhasa Map ID: ka 54

Lhasa Atlas ID: 334

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