Lhasa is noted as a Sunshine City on Tibet Plateau. There is lovely sunshine between November and April of the next year. Making Tibet tours in winter is highly recommended, which offers tourists the chance to appreciate the sunshine which could not be experienced in other places of the world.
People who travel to Lhasa in winter would found that the people here enjoys a really leisure life. Instead of the crowded street in the peak seasons, people could walk on the street slowly and leisurely. It would be a amazing experience to explore the ancient history and profound culture of Tibet in Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple under the lovely sunshine. Besides, you would find that the Potala Palace would be much more charming in winter.
2 Mount Everest
Mount Everest, or Qomolangma, also called Chomolungma, the world's highest mountain above sea level at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft), which is located in the Himalayas on the Nepal (Sagarmatha Zone)-China (the northern brae in Tingri County of Tibet) border. Around the mount Everest in 5000 square kilometers, there are 4 peaks which all above sea level at 8,000 meters, and as many as 38 peaks above sea level at 7000 meters. At the foot of the Mount Everest, located the highest temple in the world which is called "Rongbuk Monastery", Only 40 kilometers away from mount Everest, it is the base camp when climbing mount Everest from the north slope.
3 Namtso Lake
Namtso means "Heavenly Lake" in Tibet. It is one of the three holy lake in Tibet, the second largest saltwater lake in China only after Qinghai Lake, and the highest altitude saltwater lake in the world. Taking Tibet tours, you should never miss the touching beauty of Namtso Lake. The 757 square miles Lake with crystal-clear blue water, clean sky perfectly join the surface of the lake in the distance, leaving people here a feeling that seems like coming into a fairyland outside the world. In summer times, wild animals leisurely look for food around the Namtso Lake, Birds fly here to lay eggs, fishes freely swim in the lake water, everything here are so perfectly harmonious, all of these clearly explain why Tibetans take Namtso Lake the symbol of goodliness and happiness, it really deserve the name.
4 The Jokhang Temple
The Jokhang Temple, located in the centre of old Lhasa, was originally built in 647 AD by Songtsen Gampo. Which is the spiritual center of Tibet and the holiest destination for all Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims. Jokhang Temple is the most glorious existing tubo period buildings, and also the oldest civil structure building, which started the temples of the layout of Tibetan style type. With the integration of the Tibetan, Nepal, and India's architectural styles, The Jokhang Temple is a model of Tibetan religious architectures for the ages.
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