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Lhasa Travel Guide

Located at the roof of the world with an altitude of 3650m and surrounded by several snow-capped mountains, Lhasa is known as " the city of sunshine" and " the land of Gods". Today, it is very convenient for travellers to travel to Lhasa by Qinghai-Tibet Train or by International and domestic flight. 

Honored with a long history of 1300 years, Lhasa is quite rich in unique cultural and spiritual resources, especially its Buddhism culture. The attractions of Lhasa do not only lie in its cultural and historic sites: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Sera Monastery, etc., but also in its breathtaking natural scenery.

Basic Facts:

Chinese Name: 拉萨 Lāsà
Location: Capital of Tibet, Southwest China, South Central Qinghai Tibet Plateau
Altitude: 3,650 meters
Time Zone: UTC+8 (China Standard)
Area: 31,662 square kilometers
Administrative Division: 3 districts, 5 counties
Climate and Weather: semi-arid monsoon with over 3000 hours of sunshine every year
Airport: Lhasa Gonggar International Airport
Railway Station: Lhasa Railway Station

All Travel Guides of Lhasa City

Potala Palace in the morning
December 22, 2021
Lhasa Railway Station
December 21, 2021