The Potala Palace
The Potala Palace is situated on the Red Hill by the side of Lhasa River. It regarded as landmark and the symbol of Tibet, is a great giant palace consisting of many houses, towers, chapels, etc. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Potala Palace is the highest palace in the world. Because of its spectacular architecture style, it is honored as one of the most beautiful architectural building in the world. It is not only a splendid place, but also a treasure house where you can see precious arts and learn Tibetan culture and history. Because of its brilliant arts and history, travelers see it as the number one must-see attraction in Tibet. By climbing the steps up to the top, you can see the great views of Lhasa city as well as beautiful plateau landscape far away. Every year, it attracts numerous visitors. The best time for visiting Lhasa is from June to September, when Lhasa has the best climate, the highest oxygen concentration and the most beautiful natural scenery.