The Jokhang Temple Monastery is a religious complex that was also founded in the 7th century. Norbulingka is a masterpiece of Tibetan architecture, the former Dalai Lama Summer Palace, built in the XVIIIth century. The elegance and originality, rich decoration and harmonious incorporation of these three sites into a striking landscape, contribute to their historical and religious significance.
The historical ensemble of the three components, namely the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and the popular Norbulinka palace, is known for high protection sites, and states are actively involved in preserving this cultural heritage of theirs. They are expressly protected by law through the People’s Republic of China
The building's buffer zone was initially identified as demarked. Every action must be accepted and restored strictly in accordance with the principle of maintaining the historical condition by the responsible administration of the cultural heritage. The Regulations on Potala Palace Management have been enforced; measures to enhance visitor management are formulated and taken.