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Yaowang Hill

Yaowang Hill
On the hill opposite the Potala Palace originally stood the Yaowang (Medicinal King) Temple of the College of Tibetan Medicine. The senior monks in the temple were doctors who served the Dalai Lamas. In the 1960s, the college was merged with the Hospital of Tibetan Medicine to the west of Jokhang Monastery. The temple is now in ruins.