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Indulge yourself into the rich historical culture and spirituality in Lhasa





Tibet is one of the most sprawling tourist destinations in the world! Offering an interesting blend of cultural heritage with spirituality, this region attracts innumerable tourists from all over the world. Lhasa, situated at an altitude of 3,650 meters, turns out to be the best place for those who want to get a touch of spirituality combined with a bit of adventure in Tibet. Located on the banks of Kyichu River, this holy land of gods, offers mesmerizing looks of the mountain-clad region. A trip to Lhasa can actually turn out to be quite rejuvenating for you and your loved ones!
Proudly referred to as the land of Buddha, Lhasa has many interesting places to visit. A trip to Lhasa is incomplete without paying a visit to the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple. The former offers you a glimpse of the Tibetan architecture and is considered to be the abode of world-famous Dalai Lama. The latter is based in the Chengguan district. The Temple is known as the spiritual heart of Tibet and houses the Buddha statue.
Lhasa is also synonymous with monasteries and museums. When you are on a trip to Lhasa, do not miss out on these. The Sera Monastery is said to attract Buddhists from all across the globe for an annual festival. The Drepung Monastery located on the slopes of Genpeiwuzi Mountain is one of the largest monasteries on this planet. The Garden Monastery in Dazi County is only 45 kilometers from Lhasa. The Tibet Museum on the Luobulinka Roadin Chengguan District is home to some amazing jade artifacts and ceramics.
When it comes to accommodation in Lhasa, it is quite easy to find a place! St. Regis Lhasa Resort is considered to be one of the best luxury hotels in Lhasa. The hotel also has a spa, in case you would like to pamper yourself a bit extra! The Four Points by Sheraton on the Linkuo East Road is another great place to have accommodation in Lhasa. Then there is the Shambhala Palace and Tashitakge Hotel also, where you can have a comfortable stay. If you are looking out for some budget-friendly accommodation in Lhasa, consider the Tibet Gorkha Hotel on the Linkuo West Road and the Jardin Secret Hotel on Jinzhu West Road. Lhasa, indeed, is the place for you if you enjoy venturing out into higher altitudes that provide scenic views coupled with spirituality.

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