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Lhasa Travel Tips

Lhasa city
As the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa offers a unique experience for all people who visit its majestic scenery and peaceful culture.

Lhasa - Capital of Tibet

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Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet. It is also the first impression for most travelers. Check the detailed Lhasa travel maps including where is Lhasa, Lhasa tourist Map, Lhasa transportation map and more.

Lhasa Map

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Weather in Lhasa city
With sunny weather throughout the year, sparse rainfall, no severe cold in winter, and no intense heat in summer, Lhasa belongs to a plateau temperate semi-arid monsoon climate. Check the info about how to dress appropriately when traveling to Lhasa.
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Best restaurants in Lhasa include Po Ba Tsang Restaurant, Lhasa Kitchen, Tibetan Family Kitchen, Lhasa Namaste Restaurant, Makye Ame, Dunya Restaurant, Summit Cafe, Gangki Restaurant, and GuangMing Gang Qiong Tian Teahouse.
Appearance of Gonggar airport, Lhasa.
Lhasa Airport refers to Lhasa Gonggar International Airport, which offers domestic flights from/to Chengdu, Xian, Beijing, Shanghai and Kathmandu. Check the flight schedules, price, transportation, as well as frequently asked questions.
The History of Lhasa City
Lhasa, the heart of Tibet, a tapestry of wonders and beauty, but how did this peaceful paradise came to be? Who lead to the creation of the land of the gods?

Lhasa History

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As the spiritual home of Buddhists, Lhasa is a must-visit city when tourists plan a Tibet trip. Check here to see the highlights of Lhasa, discover the real life of Tibet, best time to visit, and more.

How to Visit Lhasa?

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Lhasa altitude
Lhasa is located on the Tibetan Plateau with an altitude of 3650 meters(11,975 ft), which is one of the highest cities in the world. Due to the high elevation, for the first time comer, you should be aware of altitude sickness.