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Mind-blowing pictures of everyday life in a rooftop city in Tibet

Tibet is an autonomous region of China known for its splendid landscapes, ancient architecture and diverse Buddhist culture. Its capital, Lhasa, is one of the highest cities on the planet – and one of the most breathtaking destinations.


"Lhasa" was first recorded as the name of this place in a treaty drawn up between China and Tibet in 822 C.E. It means Place of Gods. Lhasa is located at an altitude of 3,600 m (11,800 ft).

400,000 people live here, the majority of them are Tibetans. Many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites are located in Lhasa, such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka Palaces.


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29 Comments
Don Racette
greene Your spouse told me when YOU die you're going to the other place that starts with the letter H.
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Feb 21, 2020 11:05PM
June Dutt
Tibet is a beautiful country. Until the Chinese annexed it by force it was an independent country. They follow Buddhism. The Dalai Lama now lives in India
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Feb 14, 2020 11:19AM
greene
You don’t have to die to go to Heaven
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Feb 10, 2020 8:30PM
Cheryl McMeekin
Beautiful pics of a different culture, but I wouldn't go.
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Feb 10, 2020 12:04PM
Marquita Simmons
Beautiful pictures; however, I have no desire to visit.
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Feb 10, 2020 8:38AM
Susan Robertson
Wonderful photos. I'd love to go here
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Feb 10, 2020 5:42AM
Achal Aggarwal
Beautiful, like to visit it.
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Feb 10, 2020 4:41AM
Nic Jansen
This isn't China it IS Tibet - invaded and irreparably damaged by the Chinese who have gone all out to destroy an ancient and peaceful way of life!
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Feb 10, 2020 3:16AM
Harry Hughes
Love. These
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Feb 10, 2020 12:58AM
Ilias Tsiabardas
Beautiful pictures the One I like the most is #2 Jokhang Temple
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Feb 9, 2020 8:02PM
Connie McBride
Love these
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Feb 9, 2020 7:14PM
robinelmendorf
Love the pictures.
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Feb 9, 2020 6:41PM
Linda Spreng
Lovely pics.
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Feb 9, 2020 5:57PM
Allison Aspden
Amazing photos!
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Feb 9, 2020 5:13PM
Yvonne Patterson
I have been to Tibet twice. These photos are beautiful.
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Feb 9, 2020 5:09PM

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