Lhasa is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, also known as “the City of Sunshine”. In the Tibetan language, “Lhasa” means the place where the gods live. It is located in the center of Tibet plateau, north of the Himalayas, at an average elevation around 3,700 meters. With a history over 1,300 years, Lhasa owns a unique culture, especially about Buddhism, that’s why it’s the holy city for Tibetan people and those devotees from all over the world. Due to the mild climate, many cultural relics and historic sites are well preserved in Lhasa, such as the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, Norbulingka, etc. There always is one of them will become the destination of your soul.
1. The climate of Lhasa is very gentle, there is no extremely cold winter or hot summer. So, it’s suitable to travel to Lhasa all year around.
2. As the capital city, the transportation of Lhasa is very convenient. You can choose by train or plane to reach Lhasa.
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