Tibet, an extraordinary travel destination in the world, is a land of spectacular landscapes, sacred relics, religious monasteries and hospitable people. From the splendid Potala in Lhasa to the mysterious Ruins of Guge Kingdom in Ali, travelers and pilgrims are trekking their way across this unique place. Detailed information about Tibet Travel Guide
Potala Palace (53)
Potala Palace was first built in 637 by the King Songtsen Gampo as a meditation resort. After half a century's expansion, the palace was constructed to be a grand building complex on the mountain slope, becoming the chief residence of Dalai Lama. It is the regime center of theocratic Buddhist Tibet, and now acts as a museum.
Barkhor Street (42)
Barkhor Street is located in the center of Lhasa's old block where the original flavor of these Tibetan buildings and the local life style are well-preserved.
Jokhang Temple (15)
The splendid Jokhang Temple is located in the center of Lhasa City and has been the spirit center of pilgrims for a long time. This Buddhist temple was constructed in the middle of the 7th century by the great King-Songsten Gampo.
Mount Everest (20)
Measured about 8,844.43 meters (29,017 feet) high presently, Mt. Everest (Mt. Qomolangma) is the world’s highest mountain. With a year-round average temperature of -29 °C, it is reputed as "the Third Pole of the Earth”.