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Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace and other tourist spots that capture the essence of Tibet
Posted on: 04:59 PM IST Sep 02, 2015 | Updated on: 5:03 pm,Sep 2,2015 IST
Tibet, the highest region on Earth is a dream come true for every traveler. Tibet is undoubtedly one of the most peaceful places that offer tranquility to tourists’ mind with its utmost beautiful natural scenery.
Keeping its old traditions alive, this place is a must visit for every person.
Here we bring you a list of aesthetic places that you should visit at least once in your life time.
Jokhang temple is the most sacred temple in Lhasa, Tibet. It was built by the Tibetan King Shrong Tsong Gompo. Tourists from all over the world visit this temple, Another attractive spot is the Bharkhor Bazaar that encircles the temple.
The Kharola glacier is seen through Tibetan praying flags from a nearby hill some 200km (125 miles) west to Lhasa, Tibet.
Potala Palace was built-in 17th century by the fifth Dalai Lama. This palace houses a great wealth of Tibet’s culture and art.
A night view shows the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.
Tibetan women pray in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.
Buddhist prayer flags flutter in the wind near Namthso Lake in Tibet June 7, 2009. It takes around 16 days to complete the pilgrimage around the lake which is 70 km (43 miles) long and 30 km (18 miles) wide.
Buddhist faithful offer ‘khada’ and pray in front of the “wish-fulfilling” stone monument near Namthso Lake in Tibet.
The world’s highest post office stands at over 5200 metres (17060 feet) near the base camp of Mount Everest, also known as Qomolangma, in Tibet. The post office services around 30 customers a day, and is only open for seven months of the year between April and October.
A dog sits at the front of the temple of Rongbo Monastery situated at the foot of the world’s highest mountain Mount Everest, also known as Qomolangma, in Tibet .
Cona lake is a major lake of northern Tibet lake and is the world’s highest freshwater lake at 4800 meters above sea level. In the picture, A woman is seen watering a yak near Cona Lake in Amdo county.
Ethnic Tibetans walk along a rapeseed field in Duilongdeqing County, Tibet.
Image courtesy: Reuters
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