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Tibet Tibet lies on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau of the southwest border of China. The average height of the whole region is more than 4,000 meters above sea level, for which Tibet is known as "Roof of the World". The highest peak of Tibet, also the highest in Himalayas and in the whole world, is Everest Peak, which is as high as 8,846.27 meters above sea level. Although a part of China, Tibet has a unique culture of all there own. It is mainly inhabited by Tibetans, a minority nationality of old and mysterious people. Tourist attractions include the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Jokhang Temple, and a number of Buddhist sacred places
Geographic location Tibet is to the south of Xin Jiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Qing Hai Province, to the west of Sichuan, to the northwest of Yunnan and to the north of India and Nepal. Its population of 2.3 million people come from a variety of ethnic groups including Tibetan, Han, Monba and Lhota. Its capital city is Lhasa.Northwest Tibet, mainly Qing Hai plateau, is home to a variety of unusual and unique animals. Across the northern expanse of Tibet, you can see vast grasslands where horses, yak and sheep roam freely. The world's lowest valley, the Grand Yarlun-tzanpo River Valley lies in east Tibet.Most tourists come to visit Tibet only in the warmest seasons, June, July, August and early September.
traditional diet Tibet's traditional diet is Tibetan meal, tourists to Tibet to appreciate the natural taste of some. Tibetan meal is a representative sample of burning sheep, beef, Zanba, green tea and barley wine. Tibetan cuisine forming mainly in the late 1950s, the Chinese nation as a whole is in the unique flavor of a system. Raw material to cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens and other meat and potatoes, turnips and other vegetables category. Diet to rice, flour, barley based. Like heavy oil, Hou Wei and incense, cakes, sweet, crisp foods, spices and more spicy, sour and reuse spices, commonly used roasted, fried, fried, boiled, and other laws.
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Tourist attractionPotala PalaceThe Potala Palace is considered to be a model of Tibetan architecture. In 641, Songtsan Gambo, ruler of the Tubo Kingdom, had the Potala Palace built for Princess Wencheng of the Tang Dynasty, his future bride
Mount EverestAs the supreme point of the world, the mountain top is covered with snow all the year round, and when the glaring sun comes out, the peak becomes very pure and beautiful.
Jokhang Temple Jokhang Temple, located on Barkhor Square in Lhasa, is Tibet"s first Buddhist temple and is part of the Potala Palace. It is the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetan pilgrims.
Namtso, or Lake Nam, is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet Autonomous Region and should not be missed by any traveler to Tibet. In Tibetan, Namtso means "Heavenly Lake." It is famous for its high altitude and imposing scenery.
Yarlung Zangbo Grand CanyonThe Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon is one of the deepest and longest canyons in the world. The canyon is home to many animals and plants barely explored and affected by human influence, while its climate ranges from subtropical to Arctic.
Former site of GugeGuge was an ancient kingdom founded by a branch of descendents of the last king of a unified Tibet in the 10th century. It flourished for more than 700 years before encountering civil strife and foreign attacks and falling into disrepair. Now, visitors can see its ruins of temples and palaces, whose inscriptions, statues and murals still remain intact.
Tashilhunpo MonasteryTashilhunpo Monastery, founded in 1447 by the First Dalai Lama, is one of the Big Six Monasteries of the Gelug sect of Buddhism in Tibet
BarkhorThe streets are full of religious atmosphere and show the original Lhasa. Shops offer prayer wheels, chubas (traditional Tibetan clothing), Tibetan knives and religious articles for sale.
YambajanYambajan is famous for its wide range of hot springs, from ones with the highest temperatures in the country to boiling geysers. The hot springs in Yambajan contain various minerals and are believed to be therapeutic.
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