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Nestled among the mighty Himalayas, to the north of India, lays the mystical land of Tibet. It is the highest habitable place on the face of this earth lying at an average elevation of 5000 m above the level of the sea. A place where you can touch the sky, if anybody is asked what…
Elevated 3,650 meters and lying in the center of the Tibetan Plateau, Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world, with its surrounding mountains rising to 5,500 meters.
Every historic structure has a tale to tell, especially when they are world-renowned. We are all aware of the following list of attractions, but perhaps unaware of the story behind them. Just to experience them is one thing, but to find out how they came to be is another. This is not meant to be …
This is how to travel Tibet and experience its ancient culture. Everything you need to know about how to enter, getting around and the reality of visiting.
Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, opened its online ticket reservation service on Sunday to help manage the number of visits during peak tourism season, the palace’s management office said.
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.
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