1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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A worker paints the wall of the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Workers prepare to paint the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Workers paint the wall of the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Volunteer worker Cering transports coating materials to paint the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Chogo)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Workers paint the wall of the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Workers paint the wall of the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Workers prepare to paint the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Workers prepare to paint the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Chogo)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Workers prepare to paint the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Workers prepare to paint the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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Workers paint the wall of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 2, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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A worker participates in the whitewashing of the exterior of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Chogo)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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A worker participates in the whitewashing of the exterior of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Chogo)

1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Tibet gets annual facelift

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A worker paints the wall of the Potala Palace during an annual renovation of the ancient architectural complex in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 1, 2019. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)