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Norbulingkha Palaces

Norbulingka Palaces, served as the traditional summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas starting from the seventh, who founded it in 1755. Eight Dalai Lama expanded the gardens and digging a lake. 13th Dalai Lama added three more palaces and the current Dalai Lama built the new Summer Palace in 1956. There is also a zoo inside the palace compound.