Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, has witnessed more than 1300 years’ changes. “Lassa” in Tibetan means the “Holy Land”, where is the economic, cultural and religious center in Tibetan. The sunny will shine on the Potala Palace for more than 250 days annually, making the Potala Palace more shining and holy.
In this world’s highest city with an altitude of 3650 m, apart from the magnificent and splendid Potala Palace, other charming scenic spots will catch your eyes. Luobulinka Park, the Summer Palace in Tibet, is the largest garden with the most attractive sceneries for the Dalai Lama to spend the summer. The Jokhang Temple (Da Zhao Si), a Buddhist temple built in Tang Dynasty (618-907), is of great significance in the development of the Tibetan Buddhism, to where the pilgrims still flock to experience the ancient traditions and the conduct their devout faithfulness inr Buddhist.
Being an old city on the plateau, Lhasa has impressed visitors with blue sky, clean water, fresh air and pleasant environment. Endowed by nature with pure water and air, Lhasa is the least polluted city with the best environment in China. Although Lhasa is famous for being one of the highest cities in the world, the banks of the Lhasa River, what really knocks you out here is the full-scale impact on your senses of the breathtaking beauty, unique landscape and the holy atmosphere of this religious center.
In addition to the holy Buddhist culture, the magnificent architectures and the picturesque landscapes, there are many other wonderful places waiting for your adventure.
Travel Tips for Potala Palace
Opening Hours: 9:00 -- 12:00 -- Break -- 15:30 -- 16:30
200 CNY (May, 1 to October 31)
100 CNY (November 1 to April 30)
Location: No. 35, Middle Beijing Road, Lassa
Transportation: From airport, shuttle bus (20 CNY and 2 hours), Midi-bus (30 CNY) and taxi (200 CNY) will bring you here.
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