Lhasa

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Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet Province of China. The most spectacular site in Lhasa is Potala Palace, the former seat of power of the Dalai Lama.

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Jokhang Temple also resides in Lhasa and is the spiritual home of Tibetan Buddhism. Along with Potala Palace, these two sites draw thousands of Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims every year to the region.

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There are also quite a few monasteries in the city, as well as other palaces from the height of Tibetan Buddhist power.

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