Tibet has both a unique plateau snowy scenery and a charming southern country style, and the human landscape integrated with this nature also makes Tibet a truly unique charm in the eyes of travelers.
Today’s Xiaobian recommended to you a few attractions to go to Tibet:
1. Potala Palace
The Potala Palace is a famous palace-style building complex on the Mabu Ri Mountain in the northwest of Lhasa, Tibet. It is the essence of Tibetan ancient architectural art.
The Potala Palace was built in the 7th century AD and was built by the Tibetan King Songtsan Gambo as the Princess of the Tang Dynasty. The walls of all the palaces, temples and corridors of the Potala Palace are painted with murals and various reliefs. Most of the murals and sculptures are colorful, and the main subjects are plateau scenery, historical legends, Buddhist stories and the construction scene of the Potala Palace. They have high historical and artistic value.
Namtso, Tibetan means: Tianhu. It is located in the territory of Dangxiong County, north of Lhasa, 240 kilometers from Lhasa. It is one of the three holy lakes in the Tibetan area (the other two are Mabian Gyatso and Yamzhuo Chongcuo). With a vast area of 1920 square kilometers, Namtso is the second largest saltwater lake in China except Qinghai Lake.
The snow-capped mountains on the southwestern shore of the lake are the Nyainqentanglha Mountain. When the wind is sunny, the snow-capped mountains are reflected in the lake, which is quiet and peaceful. Namtso to Lake Namtso means in the Mongolian language: the Tengger Sea, which is said to be the dojo of the Tantric Emperor Shengle King Kong, is a famous holy place of Tibetan Buddhism.
There are 18 islands, large and small, in the island and temple Namtso Lake, the largest of which is considered to be a symbol of the five-party Buddha in Buddhism. There are five peninsulas on the lakeside that extend into the water in different forms. There are four temples on the northeast and southwest sides of the lake, symbolizing the sorrow, anger, power and power in Buddhism. The Zhaxi Dupoche Temple in the east is located on the largest Zhaxi peninsula on the lakeside. It is so fragrant that it is a sacred place for local believers to be pilgrims.
3, Yam Zhuo
Yam Zhuo, the Tibetan language meaning “Swan Pool”, is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet, also known as Yamdrok Lake (locals are often referred to as “Yanghu”), because the Tibetan “choice” is “lake” “the meaning of. Geographically belongs to Langkazi County in the Shannan area.
The lake is 4,441 meters above sea level, with a total length of 250 kilometers, a total area of 638 square kilometers, and a depth of 20-40 meters. It is the largest inland lake in the northern foot of the Himalayas. Yanghu has more mouthwashes, like coral branches, so it is also known as the “coral lake above” in Tibetan.
It is much more beautiful than the near touch. After crossing the 5030-meter Gambashan Pass, it takes about 30 minutes to go down the road to the shore of Yanghu Lake. This road is the best angle to appreciate Yangzhuo. There are multiple viewing platforms along the way, so you can stop and take photos.
4. Jokhang Temple
The Jokhang Temple, a Tibetan language called “Jingkang”, also known as “Zulakang”, is the end of the pilgrimage of Tibetan Buddhist believers. In their hearts, the sacredness of the Jokhang Temple is not inferior to the Potala Palace. Regardless of geographical location or the minds of Tibetan Buddhist believers, the Jokhang Temple is a veritable Tibetan Buddhist holy place and center, and has a very noble and holy position in the history of Tibetan Buddhism.
In the 8th century AD, Princess Tsang, who was brought to the throne from Chang’an in the 8th century, was enshrined in the Jokhang Temple and became the treasure of the temple temple of the Jokhang Temple. It is a must-see for tourists and pilgrims. one.
In addition, there are nearly 500 meters of Tibetan murals in the temple, “The Princess of Wencheng into Tibet” and “The Map of the Jokhang Temple”, as well as two Tangka cards for the Ming Dynasty embroidery, which are rare art treasures.
5. Barkhor Street
Barkhor Street is also called Bajiao Street, and the land belongs to Lhasa, Tibet. It is the thousand-year-old street that best represents the folk customs of Tibet. Because of its quaint cultural heritage and long history, it has been included in the list of “Top Ten Famous Streets of National History and Culture”. In the narrow sense, Barkhor Street can be understood as a circular turnaround around the Jokhang Temple. In the broad sense, Barkhor Street refers to a residential area built around the Jokhang Temple. It is a residential area composed of many alleys extending in all directions.
The most prosperous place in Barkhor Street is the circular turn-by-turn road next to the Jokhang Temple. With the deepening of the religious status of the Jokhang Temple, Tibetan Buddhism believes that the Jokhang Temple is the center of the clock, and it is said to be dedicated to the Dharma. As a pilgrimage to the Buddha statue of Sakyamuni in the temple, Barkhor Street became one of the three major prayer passages in Lhasa. This street is a must-see for Lhasa tourism, including Tibet’s specialty products sales, tourism and sightseeing, the most representative folk customs and Tibetan ancient architecture.