The world heritage Potala Palace in the Tibet autonomous region has announced its reopening on Wednesday, ending a more than four-month closure due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
As COVID-19 has basically been brought under control nationwide and people's lives are gradually returning to normal, the Potala Palace has been approved for reopening. The authorities set a precondition that adequate epidemic control measures are in place, according to an announcement released on the palace's website on Tuesday.
The new visiting time is between 9 am and 4 pm, and no one is admitted after 3 pm.
Visitors can find information about reservations and visiting procedures on the palace's WeChat account.
The palace's flagship store, which sells cultural products on e-commerce platforms Tianmao and Jingdong, will also restart operations on Wednesday.
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