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Top 10 Most Popular Tourist Attractions You Must Visit in Tibet 2019/2020

13 February 2019 Last updated at 15:19

The vast land Tibet is not only famous for its beautiful natural landscapes, but also is widely known for its marvelous culture. A local survey proves that Tibet has more than 650 attractions of different kinds of size and themes. Then question comes! Where must I go to explore most with limited days and budget? Following is the list of Top 10 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Tibet for your reference:

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Potala Palace - Palace of the Holiness Dalais

Type: Architecture, Religion

Altitude: 3,700 meters

Best time to visit: April to October

Potala Palace is incredible, breathtaking, fascinating, historical and ...
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Only the given words cannot form the real Potala Palace. It's not only the center of Lhasa, the house of treasure, or the winter palace of Dalai Lama, but also the start of your Tibet Travel, an essential part of your life journey.

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Mount Everest - The highest peak of the world

Type: Mountain, Natural Park

Altitude: 8,848 meters

Best time to visit: Summer & Autumn

Mt. Everest, the top of the World, is the must-go destination of your life journey. As the goal achievement of many mountaineers, it shows the most beautiful natural beauty in the world, including perennial snow, amazing sunrise and sunset, dazzling starry sky etc.

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Namtso Lake - Paradise for Pilgrims and Photographers

Type: Hiking & Photograph

Altitude: 4,718 meters

Best time to visit: June to September

With fascinating landscape, Namtso Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in China as well as one of the best destinations to take nice pictures.
It’s quite common for tourists who are awestruck at the Namtso at the first sight. Visiting Namtso Lake, purify your soul as a part of the holy world.

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Jokhang Temple Lhasa

Type: Religious Sites, Historical Sites

Altitude: 3,650 meters

Best time to visit: April to October

Never miss the Jokhang Temple for a real discovery tour in the mysterious and sacred land.
As the house of the Buddha, Jokhang is the holiest destination for all Tibetan pilgrims; as the spiritual center of Lhasa , Jokhang Temple is the perfect place for you to experience the devotion of Tibetans.
It is a real gateway to get close to the religious part of Tibet.

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Barkhor Street - Tibet Shopping Street

Type: Religious Sites, Historical Sites

Altitude: 3,650 meters

Best time to visit: April to October

Whether you are there to take part in the religious rite, to do a bit of souvenir shopping, to eat Tibetan or Chinese Muslim food or just for simple site-seeing, the Barkhor Street area is one of the most fascinating and colorful places in all of Tibet.

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Yamdrok Lake - Blue Tears of God

Type: Holy Lake & Natural Site

Altitude: 4,441 meters

Best time to visit: Summer

Yamdrok Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains. Without an outlet, it seems like a natural reservoir with a perfect balance between the melted snow water and the evaporated lake water. By standing the hilltop around, you can have a far view of the fresh water under the sunshine reflected different colors of blue and the diverse lakeside grass and plants with yaks and birds dotted with.

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Sera Monastery - Noted for Tibetan Buddhism Debating

Type: Architecture & Culture

Altitude: 3,700 meters

Best time to visit: April to October

Sera Monastery, one of the “Three Great Monasteries” in Lhasa, is an important that played and is playing very important role in development of Tibet Buddhism. The featured Buddhism Debating is held here.

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Mount Kailash - The Holy Center of Four Religions

Type: Religious Site, Peak

Altitude: 6,656 meters

Best time to visit: May to October

Mount Kailash is one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Literally meaning "mountain of God", Mount Kailash is the holiest mountain in Asia, and worshiped by four influential religions, including Bon, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. Like a tradition, every single year, a large number of pilgrims from all over the world traveling far here to walk the Kora around Mount Kailash.

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Palcho Monastery - Collection of Tibetan Culture

Type: Architecture & Culture

Altitude: 3,900 meters

Best time to visit: April to October

Are you keen on Tibetan Art?
Are you curious about Tibetan Buddhism?
Buddhist sculptures, religion murals, monastery architectures...
In Palcho Monastery, you can find everything about the holy land.

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Yumbulangang Palace - The First Palace of Tibet

Type: Historical Site

Altitude: 3,700 meters

Best time to visit: Summer

Yumbulagang Palace is the first palace in Tibet built by the first Tibetan King, Nyatri Tsanpo, in the 2nd Century BC. As one of the first buildings in Tibet, the palace has a watchtower styled building with many historical relics kept inside. It is a must-see for tourists who are interested about Tibet history. Besides the architecture itself, the views from the hill top are amazing by overlooking the green fields and villages around, which can’t be missed out during your visit.

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Recommended Tibet Tour Packages

Tibet has too much to offer. And our aim is to bring you the best experience in Tibet. Following are some other recommended Tibet tour packages that you may be interested in. All of our Tibet tour packages are customizable to meet your personal requirements. You can also contact us to customize a trip if you want.

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