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What To Know Before Visiting The Potala Palace in Tibet | ExploreTibet.com

What To Know Before Visiting The Potala Palace in Tibet | ExploreTibet.com

What to know before visiting the Potala Palace The Potala Palace, once the seat of Tibetan government and the winter palace of the Dalai Lama, is one of Lhasa’s cardinal landmarks, and the sight of its towering walls reminds one of an ancient fortress. Even by modern standards, the palace is a wonder of architecture,...
Norbu Lingka - The Summer Palace

Norbu Lingka – The Summer Palace

Among the many historic sites in Lhasa, there is also Norbu Lingka (Jeweled Park), it’s a palace and park, build in 1755 by the 7th Dalai Lama Kalsang Gyatso and completed in 1783 under Jamphel Gyatso, the 8th Dalai Lama. It served as the summer residential palace of the successive Dalai Lamas, it is recognized...
Tourism Business In Tibet.

Tourism Business In Tibet.

Tourism is a process of traveling of people from their own usual environment to other places for business purpose,Leisure or enjoyment. Less than one year in terms of duration. Tourism is a dynamic and challenging industry where it needs to adopt with consistently changing needs and wishes of tourists.Tourism is a very challenging field where...
The Lower Tantric College-Gyume.

The Lower Tantric College-Gyume.

Gyume which is called The lower Tantric college was founded by Je Sherap Sangay in 1433. He was a disciple of Tsongkhapa who vowed to his teacher that he would take responsibility  for preserving  his tantric teachings. The college was first known as Se Gyu-Pa and was not located in Lhasa but  on a mountain...
Samten Ling Monastery-Tibet.

Samten Ling Monastery-Tibet.

Samding monastery is popularly known as Samten ling monastery in Tibet and one of Gelugpa sect in Tibetan Buddhism. The head of this monastery is a female reincarnation called Dorji Phagmo. A prominent figure in Buddhist realm. Its located on a peninsula hill of Yamdrok lake and southwest part of Lhasa.This lineage has a very...
Tibetan Women-Divine And Generous Heart.

Tibetan Women-Divine And Generous Heart.

Women hold an important position in every society and so does in Tibet. Tibetan women are very reserved,shy,timid and modest.Many western women are much more civilized ,open and would fight for what she wants and deserves in her life. But Tibetan women are little different from them.They literally sacrifice their entire life for her husband...
Gyantse-One Of The Trade Center Of Tibet.

Gyantse-One Of The Trade Center Of Tibet.

Gyantse is a town and located between the two most popular towns of Tibet; Lhasa and Shigatse. It was historically considered the third largest and most prominent town in the Tibet region (after Lhasa and Shigatse).Between the 14th and 15th centuries Gyantse emerged as the center of a fiefdom with powerful connections to the Sakyapa...
Lhasa to Shigatse Train Tickets Are Available Online Booking

Lhasa to Shigatse Train Tickets Are Available Online Booking

Lhasa – Shigatse railway started the construction in January 2011, with a total length of 251 km, and total investment 13.28 billion yuan, the railway is located in the southwest of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Tibet Autonomous Region. Maximum operating speed is 120 km per hour with more than 8.3 million tons of cargo per year. The...
First train between Lhasa and Shigatse costs around CNY50,000 per meter

First train between Lhasa and Shigatse costs around CNY50,000 per meter

According to Xinhua Times, the construction of the railway from Lhasa to Shigatse took three years, and it was open and operated on August 15th, announcing that the first train trip would depart from Lhasa Railway Station at 09:00 on August 16th. Since then, people can take the train to Shigatse from Lhasa. It is...
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