Located in the southwest of the Tibetan plateau, Tibet Autonomous Region is a pearl shining on earth. You can see people here chanting Buddhist scriptures, swaying prayer wheels, prostrating on the road, day after day, year after year, and these are what they do for a lifetime. The devout religious belief integrated into the natural landscape, which gives Tibet a mysterious overtone that attracts the outside world so much. People long for touching it, knowing it, unveiling it.
The top 12 attractions below should be on your list of must-see places during your first trips to Tibet including the landmark - majestic Potala Palace, the grandiose Jokhang Temple, the busy Barkhor Street, the highest mountain in the world - Everest, the holy lake Namtso, the sacred Mt. Kailash, etc. For many travelers, Tibet is the one and the only paradise in the world which is not able to be replaced. If you come to Tibet, please don’t visit those places in a hurry. Try to learn the stories of them, your tour is more than a tour, but a journey to your soul. In your free time, please pretend yourself as a Tibetan local, learn a little bit of the Tibetan language, wander on the old streets, or experience an authentic Tibetan lifestyle by trying Tibetan food and butter tea.
This page covers places to visit and things to do in Tibet to help you plan a perfect Tibet tour.
12 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Tibet
Tibet attractions by category: Natural, Monastery, History...
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