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Half- Day Potala Palace Tour from Lhasa
"Your local guide will meet you in your hotel lobby then take a taxi with you to the Potala Palace.On this half day tour you will spend half day on exploring the highlights of the Tibetan capitol the Potala Palace. The exotic structure stands 13-stories-high and contains more than 1000 rooms. The palace is divided into two sections. The White Palace which was built in the mid-17th century provided living quarters for the fifth through the fourteenth Dalai Lamas. From the White Palace pilgrims climb to the central Red Palace
From $102.00
 
Day Tour: Tibet Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
"Start from Gang-gyan Hotel Lhasa at 9:30am your tour guide will first bring you to Potala Palace winter palace of Dalai lama which was put to use since 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet with most valuable collections of Potala Palace including gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. You will spend your morning e you will head to Jokhang Temple which was also founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century to promote Buddhism. Inside the temple you will see the statue of young Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve probably the most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism. Around the temple
From $200.00
 
Day Tour: Tibet Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
"Start from Gang-gyan Hotel Lhasa at 9:30am your tour guide will first bring you to Potala Palace winter palace of Dalai lama which was put to use since 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet with most valuable collections of Potala Palace including gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. You will spend your morning e you will head to Jokhang Temple which was also founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century to promote Buddhism. Inside the temple you will see the statue of young Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve probably the most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism. Around the temple
From $200.00

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Purchasing Thangkas

A Thangka is a painting of a Buddhist deity or Mandala. The best ones, and most authentic, are painted on fabric or canvas, not paper. There are two different types of Thangka. Ones that are printed...
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Tibet travel news

Most of the news show that "Tibet Toursim will be reopening at May 1st for both Chinese and foreign traveler," but till now we haven't get the exactly notice from the "Tibet Toursim Bureau." We're not...
tibeteyes
Apr 12, 2008

Colorful but dangerous nutcakes!

In Lhasa you'll see many nutcake sellers around Beijing East Road (Dekyi Shar Lam), all sellers are Ugyhur Muslims and they have beautiful and colorful nutcakes on trolleys. They are notorious in...
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pazu
Nov 05, 2007

The Tibet Permit - not necessary

Be aware that when booking tickets to Lhasa that you don' t necessarily need a permit. With the airlines it is very difficult to get a ticket without a permit as the agencies want the easy money. But...
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K1W1
Nov 19, 2006

The anniversary monument

Many Chinese tourists have their photographs taken against this monument, often by professional photographers who have a collection of traditional Tibetan costumes for you to dress up in. The monument...
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grets
Oct 30, 2005

Internet Cafes

There are plenty of internet cafes in Lhasa, and we were told about this one literally just around the corner from our hotel. Initially we had trouble finding it, as the signage was not obvious. If we...
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grets
Oct 30, 2005
 
 
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Get there before the train.

The railway bridge in Lhasa has just been completed, and the track should be finished by next May, and open in time for the Beijing Olympics. The arrival of the train in Tibet, will mean much more...
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grets
Oct 29, 2005

Folklore Shows

During our stay in Lhasa, our Tibetan guide suggested that we could go to a folklore show one evening. We asked if it is good and he said 'yes it's very good'. We paid a lot of money for Tibetan...
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andronikkie
Jun 03, 2005

The infamous yak!

The infamous yak! U can ride it, photograph on it or even eat it! The chinese mainlanders love to take a picture riding on it! Quite a sight actually ;-)
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Sharrie
Nov 20, 2002

Top Hotels in Lhasa

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No.7 Jiri Erxiang, Lhasa, Tibet, China
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No.149 Beijing East Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China
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64 Beijing Middle Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850001, China
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Yangcheng Square, Gongbutang Rd, Building A, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China
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1 Minzu Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850001, China
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No. 41 Mid Beijing Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China
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Top Things to Do in Lhasa

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Sera Monastery

Drepung is a very large monastery located in the western part of Lhasa. It is bigger than Sera but does not have the same attraction as Sera. This may be in part to the debating Monks at Sera or that...
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Ganden Monestary

Ganden Monastery sits on top of a mountain to the east of Lhasa. There are only a few buses one of which you can get just down the street from the Yak Hotel. The monastery is beautiful. It is a steep...
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Potala

Take some time in the evening to walk past the Potala a night time. The front is lit up and looks beautiful. If you view from across the street, there is a small pond and you can see the reflection of...
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Muslim Quarter

Within the old town section of Lhasa is the Muslim quarter. This is a small section that has a mosque and food vendor carts. This is some of the best street food you will find in Lhasa. This is also...
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Street Market

In the old section of Lhasa, between Jokhang Monastery and Beijing East Rd, is a wonderful outdoor vegetable market. Fresh vegetables are displayed along with fruits and a few tables with Yak meat. If...
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Yamdrok-tso

Tso means lake in Tibetan. Yamdrok is one of the 4 holy lakes in Tibet. It is about 1 hour from Lhasa and usually viewed from Kampa La pass. Being that it is a holy lake, many pilgrims will visit,...
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"Lhasa, the pilgrim capital of Tibet"
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"Lhasa"
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"Lhasa"
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"LHASA AT LHAST!"
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"Lhasa, the capital of pilgrims"
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