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Chok Teng

Chokteng is the tower at the southwestern corner of the perimeter wall around Zhöl, the village below the Potala Palace.

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  • Building materials > Stone
  • Building dimensions > Courtyard structure
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Construction (1601 (estimated) - 1700 (estimated))
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Construction (1650)
  • Building dimensions > Stories: 3
  • ལྕོགས་ཏེང་། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • > lcogs teng (Tibetan, Latin script, Transliteration-THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • > Chok Teng (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • > Tshok Teng (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-Tibet Heritage Fund System of Tibetan Transcription)
    • > Chokding (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-Lhasa Atlas System of Tibetan Transcription)

Place ID: F27401

Tibet Heritage Fund Lhasa Building ID: 139

Lhasa Atlas ID: 282


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