Jokhang Temple, the most revered monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, held a Tibetan calligraphy exhibition from Monday to Tuesday, the first of its kind ever in history.
It’s been 60 years since the Tibetan uprising in Lhasa prompted the Dalai Lama to flee his palace.
Tibet is much more than we know of it. Carrying on its shoulder a rather fancy and formidable sobriquet, Tibet has become a favourite tourist across the globe—and there are enough reasons to support its massive popularity. Having emerged in the 7th century, the Tibetan Plateau region (which is historically called Tibet) is home to […]
Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-part series by Medford’s Laura Duggan, chronicling her recent trip to China and Tibet.Next on our schedule was Tibet. Our guide had the special permit required to enter that “autonomous region” of China. Nestled in the Himalayas, it’s known as “The Roof of the World.” The capital of Lhasa is situated 12,000 feet above sea level, making it necessary to move slowly when you arrive. Steve and I had opted to
‘Lhasa is more than the Unesco World Heritage Sites it boasts of. It is more than a gateway to the mighty Himalayas.’ ‘It is about the warmth of its people: Unsaid, unspoken, but felt everywhere,’ discovers Shruti Bajpai. | Train to Lhasa
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The renovation project involving part of the Golden Roof of the Potala Palace is almost completed and awaiting inspection by the National Cultural Heritage Administration.
Potala Palace is one of the most well-known spiritual sanctums in the world.
Believed to be the most likely places of fictional Shangri-La, Tibet and Nepal, are popular to hikers for multiple activities. How to get & hike there? Read…