The Sherlock Holmes Atlas
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est. pop. 10,000  and center of Lamaism
Buddhism. Visited by thousands of pilgrims from China, Turkestan and
Nepal. In the late 18th century a law
was established prohibiting
(western) foreigners from entering the city, which was not broken
until it was entered by British forces in 1904.
EMPT: Holmes:"I travelled for two years in Tibet, ... and amused myself by visiting Lhassa, and spending some days with the head lama.
Last Modified: Sept. 27, 1997