According to the Tibet local government, Tibet will offer a series of preferential policies for visitors to Tibet in this winter. From November 1st this year to March 15th, 2019, the Potala Palace will be opened for free to the public. During this period, visitors can get the free tickets with their valid identification from the Potala Palace Reservation Desk.
The opening hours are from 09:00 a.m. to 15:30 p.m. Beijing time. During the free visiting period, the reservation system will be used if the daily passenger flow reaches 4,000. Then visitors need to reserve tickets one day in advance. The passenger flow and other detailed information will be released in the website of the Potala Palace.
Potala Palace is regarded as the landmark of Tibet, which is the highest place in the world. It is a great giant palace consisting of many houses, towers, chapels, etc. Due to its spectacular architecture style, it is honored as one of the most beautiful architectural building in the world. It is now a museum and is listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.