Located at the bottom of a basin surrounded by mountains, Lhasa, known as the Forbidden City rises to an elevation of about 3,600 meters. Throughout its history, it has been the spiritual, political, and economic center of Tibet. It’s the traditional home of the Dalai Lama and the birthplace of Tibetan Buddhism. Lhasa has a myriad monasteries and temples, including the postcard-famous Jokhang Temple, the Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, and so many bustling bazaars you will lose count!
Listing created Mar 27, 2019