Lhasa is the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region and has long been the center of Tibet’s political, economic, cultural and religious in Tibet. Lhasa is located at the center part of Tibet and is the most suitable places for travelers to Tibet.
It is one of the highest cities in the world with an altitude of 3,650 meters and covers an area of 29,518 square kilometers with a total population of 70,000 by end of 2018.
With more than 3,000 hours of sunshine annually, Lhasa is famed as ‘the City of Sunshine’.
There are many historic sites and famous relics in the city proper and its suburbs, among which the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Gandan Monastery are world famous.