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Things to See and Do in Tibet

Tibet is one of the most remote, but also one of the most mystic and intriguing, parts of the world. It is an autonomous region of China, located to the northeast of the Himalayas. Tibet is well known for amazing mountain views and beautiful old temples. Tibet is home to Dalai Lama.

From many interesting things to see in Tibet, in this post we will show you seven that we find most interesting: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Samye Monastery, Lake Yamdrok, Sakya monastery and Everest.

Potala Palace

Potala Palace is the most recognizable temple in Tibet. It was founded in 637 and got today’s shape in 1645. Today it is a museum and World Heritage Site.

Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple is located in Lhasa, the administrative capital of Tibet. It is one of the most visited attractions in Larisa and also a World Heritage Site.

Barkhor Street

Barkhor Street is located in the old area of Lhasa, near Jokhang Temple. It is about a kilometer long and has really unique architecture.

Samye Monastery

Samye Monastery is the oldest Buddhist monastery built in Tibet.

Lake Yamdrok

Lake Yamdrok is located about 100 kilometers away for Tibet’s capital, Lhasa. The area surrounding Lake Yamdrok is amazing and really worth seeing.

Sakya Monastery

Sakya monastery is a Buddhist monastery located in southern Tibet. It was founded in 1073. It’s architecture is influenced by Mongolian architecture.

Everest

Mount Everest is the Earth’s highest mountain. It’s located on the border between China and Nepal.


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