The most beautiful places in Tibet

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The most beautiful places in Tibet
Inserted: 19.03.2019
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Tibet offers plenty of beautiful places. There are dozens of temples, the Dzong Fortress and, of course, the breathtaking scenery of the highest upland plains of the world. In addition, the South is bordered by the highest mountain range in the world – the Himalayas. Come and see the most beautiful places Tibet offers

Potala Palce

The most famous monument in Tibet

| Altitude: 3 655 m / 11 991 ft

Potala Palace is the unmistakable symbol of Tibet in the capital of Lhasa. It is also a monastery and the… continue reading

Tibetan Everest BC

View of Mount Everest from the north

| Altitude: 5 145 m / 16 880 ft

Mount Everest looks completely different from the northern, Tibetan side than from the Nepalese side. In… continue reading

Palcho Gompa

Gorgeous Monastery in Gyantse

| Altitude: 4 030 m / 13 222 ft

Palcho Gompa is a beautiful monastery located on the outskirts of Gyantse. The Kumbum is the largest stupa in… continue reading

Namtso Lake

Sacred Tibetan Lake

| Altitude: 4 729 m / 15 515 ft

Namtso (4,729m asl) /sometimes also written as Nam Co/ is the largest lake in the Tibetan Autonomous Republic… continue reading

Shigatse Dzong

The famous Tibetan fortress above Shigatse

| Altitude: 3 884 m / 12 743 ft

Probably the biggest landmark of Shigatse is the massive fortress „Dzong“. During the „Cultural Revolution“,… continue reading

Gyantse Dzong

An almost impregnable castle above Gyantse

| Altitude: 4 066 m / 13 340 ft

Gyantse Dzong is built on a massive rock above an otherwise wide valley at an altitude of 4,000 meters above… continue reading

Tashilhunpo Monastery

The seat of the Panchen Lama

| Altitude: 3 859 m / 12 661 ft

Tashilhunpo Temple is not located in the second largest city in Tibet – Shigatse. It is the seat of the… continue reading

Suge la pass

One of the world's highest road passes

| Altitude: 5 452 m / 17 887 ft

Suge la Pass (5,452m asl) is one of the world's highest motorized passes. You will find it in a deserted… continue reading

Jokhang Temple

The Most Holy Temple of Tibet

| Altitude: 3 658 m / 12 001 ft

The Jokhang Temple, located in the historic center of Lhasa in Barkhor Square, is considered to be the… continue reading


The highest river in the world

| Altitude: 3 776 m / 12 388 ft

The Brahmaputra, known in Tibet as Yarlung Tsangpo, is considered to be the highest river in the world. This… continue reading

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