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Pögyung Gang

Pögyung Gang (spos brgyungs sgang) is the tower at the southeastern corner of the perimeter wall around Zhöl (zhol), the village below the Potala (po ta la) Palace. It has not been recently renovated, as have the other gates and towers along the Zhöl wall, and some of its walls may date back to at least the seventeenth century.

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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
  • སྤོས་བརྒྱུངས་སྒང་། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • > spos brgyungs sgang (Tibetan, Latin script, Transliteration-THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • > Pögyung Gang (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • > Puedokhang (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-Tibet Heritage Fund System of Tibetan Transcription)
  • Pudokhang (Tibetan, Latin script, Original)

Place ID: F27424

Tibet Heritage Fund Lhasa Building ID: 162

Lhasa Atlas ID: 283

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