Beautiful Places to Visit in Tibet

With a vast region, stunning natural surroundings as well as distinct social landscapes, Tibet has been one of the must-see places for the visitors. In this spiritual land you have way too many visitor spots to explore, and also below are our choices of the must-see attractions for travelers.

Mount Everest

Mount Everest indicates “mom siren of the universe” in the Tibetan language. With an elevation of 8,848 meters above sea level, it is the highest possible optimal worldwide. You will be amazed by its attractions, really!

Potala Palace

Potala Palace was built in the 7th century by Songtsan Gambo, the king of the Tubo Kingdom for wedding Princess Wencheng of the Tang Dynasty. Established at an elevation of 3,700 meters over water level as well as covering an overall location of 36,000 square meters, Potala Palace is the largest royal residence complex with the greatest elevation in the world today.

Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple is in the town hall of Lhasa. It was built in the Tang Dynasty. The Shakyamuni Buddha statuary put within was brought by Princess Wencheng, and that’s the reason that Lhasa got the name The Holy Land.

Barkhor Street

Barkhor Street is a famous road bordering the Jokhang Holy place. It is a purchasing road in site visitors’ eyes, but to Tibetans, this street is a “pilgrim’s inner circuit”. 

Yamdrok Lake

Yamdrok Lake is famous as one of the four holy lakes in Tibet. The lake is located between Lhasa and Gyantse and separated by one hill with the Yarlung Tsangpo River. Yamdrok is the largest waterfowl environment place in Tibet, every summer season, various swans, gulls, as well as various other waterfowl frequently play on the lake.

Lake Namco

Namco is the globe’s greatest saltwater lake at an altitude of about 4,718 meters above sea level. The lake lies between Damxung County of Lhasa and also Baingoin County of Nagqu. “Namco” indicates Heaven Lake, Spiritual Lake of God Lake, it is a widely known Tibetan Buddhist temple.

Top Foods To Try in Tibet:

  • Tsampa
  • Tibetan momo
  • Yak meat
  • Tibetan yogurt
  • Tibetan noodles

 

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