Lhasa is a beautiful city and reckoned as Tibetan Plateau’s second most populous city. Since mid-17th Century, the city has been Tibet’s administrative capital and also deemed as its religious capital. The city is visited by many tourists throughout the year.
Sites of Historical Interest
There are many places of historical interest in Lhasa. These places are Norbulingka, Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, and Jokhang Temple.
Music & Dance
There are several night spots in the city where visitors can spend time watching cabaret acts. The lyrics played are in Tibetan, Nepali, English, and Chinese language, and the dancers dress themselves in traditional Tibetan costumes. There are many small bars in the region where the visitors can choose from the limited drinks offered while enjoying the live music.
Lhasa can be reached via rail. In the south of the city, there is an airport located named Lhasa Gonggar Airport (IATA: LXA). The nearest port to the city is Kolkata, India.