At the altitidu of 3658 meters, Lhasa is the holy land of Tibetan Buddhism, also famed as ‘the Sunshine City’ for its annual sunshine time.  Lhasa is not only the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Prefecture, but also the political, economical, cultural and regional center of Tibet. 

Highlights of Lhasa

Potala Palace: As the landmark of Lhasa, Potala Palace can be regarded as the most inposing and magnificent palace at the highest altitude in the world, which is the most brilliant symbol of Tibetan culture.

 Namtso Lakeone of the three holy lake in Tibet and the large lake at the highest altitude in the world.

▪ Jokhang Temple: Known as ‘the eye of Tibet’, it is the activity center for important Buddhist ceremory.

▪ Barkhor Street: the most famous circumanbulation and commercial center.

▪ Sera Monastery: one of the three top monesteries in Lhasa and the most famous ceremory of debating buddhist scriptures in Tibet is held here.

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Lhasa Festivals and Events

Lhasa Festivals and Events

  ▪ Tibetan New Year: Tibetan people prepare for the Lunar New Year in December on the Tibetan calendar. On the first day of the Tibetan New Year, th...
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