Sights & Attractions in Tibet

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Things to Do in Lhasa

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Ani Tsangkung Nunnery
This small, colorful convent has a livelier atmosphere than what...
Religious Sites Lhasa
 
Barkhor
Circling the walls of the Jokhang Temple, the Barkhor is not...
Squares Lhasa
 
Drepung Monastery
The largest of the Gelugpa monasteries was the residence for...
Religious Sites Lhasa
 
Ganden Monastery
If you have time for only one side trip from Lhasa, this rambling...
Religious Sites Lhasa
 
Jokhang Temple
This temple is the most sacred building in Tibet. From the gentle...
Religious Sites Lhasa
 
Kundeling Monastery
This monastery is often overlooked by tourists, so it's less...
Religious Sites Lhasa
 
Muslim Quarter
In perhaps the most Buddhist of cities, the Muslim Quarter—centered...
Neighborhoods / Streets Lhasa
 
Nechung Monastery
Many people skip this 12th-century monastery, but that's a big...
Religious Sites Lhasa
 
Norbulingka Palace
The Seventh Dalai Lama (1708–57), a frail man, chose to build...
Castles / Palaces Lhasa
 
Palha Lupuk Temple
Religious rock paintings dating from as early as the 7th century...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Lhasa
 
Potala Palace
The awesome sight that is the Potala Palace is quite rightly...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Lhasa
 
Ramoche Temple
This temple was founded by Queen Wengcheng at the same time as...
Religious Sites Lhasa
 
Sera Monastery
This important Gelugpa monastery, founded in 1419, contains numerous...
Religious Sites Lhasa
 
Tibet Museum
For the Chinese interpretation of Tibetan history, politics...
Museums / Galleries Lhasa
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