Home » Top 1000 Architecture Pictures » Potala Palace Share this on Facebook download .zip with all pictures It’s a museum now, but (not surprising), it was the home of a *religious leader*…the dalai lama, until 1959. Founded in 647, renovated in 1645 to look like it does today. Related Posts Giant Buddha in Leshan, China The Borgund Stave Church, Norway. Built sometime between 1180 and 1250 CE Schloss Neushwanstein (Germany, 1925) Latest Comments Reavis2000 December 26, 2016 This may be the most imposing and intimidating building in the world…. tischDE October 23, 2016 Which is funny because it was the residences of the Dali llama until the 50’s Tonser August 15, 2016 I read somewhere that they dump excrement out of the rear facing windows (other side) and that the side is streaked with brown LeotaBerkeley June 5, 2016 Now all we need is for someone to make it in minecraft AlexTibbs June 4, 2016 [Doesn’t look too bad from behind](http://adamlai.com/wp-content/uploads//2012/03/DSC_0499.jpg). Maybe with a close-up view, but I couldn’t find one. Phois March 21, 2016 Its imposing size reminds me of the Game of Thrones castles. DomingaRico February 21, 2016 Talk about integrating the terrain into your design. Titus16 November 11, 2015 That took my mind a minute to figure out if it was real or not. Good lord that is beautiful to stare at. deardorff3 October 13, 2015 Apparently was the tallest building on Earth for quite sometime. Helps that they built it on a damn mountain. Comments are closed.