The Potala Palace,Lhasa | Guishan Monastery

 The Potala Palace is a great giant palace consisting of many houses, towers, chapels, etc. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Potala Palace is the highest place in the world.  As the historic ensemble of Lhasa, Patala Palace, together with the exceptional Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka is the UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The Potala […]

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Jokhang Temple,Lhasa

The Jokhang (Tibetan: ཇོ་ཁང།, Chinese: 大昭寺), also known as the Qoikang Monastery, Jokang, Jokhang Temple, Jokhang Monasteryand Zuglagkang (Tibetan: གཙུག་ལག་ཁང༌།, Wylie: gtsug-lag-khang, ZYPY: Zuglagkang or Tsuklakang), is a Buddhist temple in BarkhorSquare in Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. ‣ Where is Jokhang   Lhasa, Tibet ‣ Basic Information of Jokhang temple ● Chinese Name:大昭寺 ● Key Words:Jokhang temple ● Kunming Altitude:3650 meters ● Tickets: 85 RMB/pax ‣ History of Jokhang  The Jokhang was founded during the reign of King Songtsen Gampo. According to tradition, the […]

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Namtso Lake in Damxung County,Lhasa

  Namtso (Lake Nam) is a mountain lake on the border between Damxung County of Lhasa prefecture-level city and Baingoin County of Nagqu Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, approximately 112 kilometres (70 mi) NNW of Lhasa. Namtso was born in the Paleogene age, as a result of Himalayan tectonic plate movements. This salt lake is the largest lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region. However, it is not the largest lake on […]

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