Things to see in Lhasa

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Lhasa.
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  • We had just landed in Lhasa, capital of Tibet, and we left our hotel room ready to contemplate one of the wonders of the world: The Potala Palace, home of the mythical Dalai Lama, the highest ancient structure in Tibet, and the high...
  • The most famous Buddhist temples are, without a doubt, situated in Lhasa, Tibet. You can find them in Barkhor Square. Hundreds and hundreds of Tibetans come from all corners of the region to this temple to pray to Buddha. Children, ...
  • After visiting Tibet, and with exhaustion from walking and altitude sickness (we were at 4000 m altitude) we needed to shop and bargain for souvenirs. It is a market that mounts daily in Barkhor Square and continued through the stre...
  • The place is a tribute to freedom, joy, struggle, perseverance, rights and many other things that the Tibetan people claim is costing them blood, sweat and tears. It is located in front of the Potala Palace, where it is flanked by a...
  • I think just the name Tibet says the truth. I was lucky to go there and seeing what I saw. Hundreds of people praying to Buddha, kids, teens, the old people ... Not what we were doing, it was like they did with faith. With an over...
  • Lasha is definitely a different city. Although very westernized and also the Tibetan minority is increasingly oppressed by the majority ethnic Han , it is still a city worth visiting. For the markets, monuments, temples and most of...
  • From Shanghai, it is a little more than 45 hours but over time the trip is enjoyable because of the beautiful scenery outside the windows of the train as it traverses across China. You can see many beautiful things in this country, ...
  • Inside the old, most authentic and the most Tibetan city of Lhasa, which resigns you to the powerful Chinese influence, you will find Barkhor. A pilgrimage route runs clockwise around the Jokhan Temple. Pilgrims go round and round p...
  • Lake Namtso ("Heavenly Lake" is a natural paradise in Tibet. There are other lakes that are higher in altitude but they are smaller. This one is at 4700 meters high and covers 500 square kilometers. It's surrounded by mountains over...
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