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Tibet Autonomous Region is perfectly located at the southwest part of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Tibet Autonomous Region can be divided into one prefecture-level city, namely Lhasa and 6 prefectures (Shigatse, Ngari, Nagqu, Chamdo, Lhoka and Nyingchi).
Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region is well known for its development history of over 1300 years. The main attractions here are the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Norbulingka, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.
Shigatse is the second large city of Tibet Autonomous Region which well known for the complete showcase of Tibetan natural landscapes. The natural beauty of Shigatse, especially the Mount Qomolongma State Nature Reserve, Tashilhunpo Monastery and Rongbuk Monastery has attracted visitors worldwide to put an eye on Tibet.
Lhoka is one of the most important locations throughout the history of Tibet. The natural creation here, such as ranges, lakes, springs and river valleys have all contributed to a perfect image of this surrounding.
Nyingchi which has a moist weather and breathtaking scenery is crowned as the “Switzerland of Tibet”. The Namjagbarwa Peak, the world-known Yarlung Zongbo Canyon, the Lake Basumtso, together with other unique natural sceneries is attracting large numbers of tourists from home and abroad.
Chamdo, which famous for its wonderful landscape and ancient historical sites has attracted many visitors worldwide throughout the years. It is part the China Shangri-La Ecological Tourism Zone and is famous for the “Ancient Tea a Horse Road”.
The beauty of Nagqu lies in its natural beauties: the ancient Yamtung cultural site, the Bon monasteries, the Holy Lake Namtso, the vast Changtang grassland. The herdsmen’s life on the plateau in Nagqu are also very attractive to tourists.
Ngari is the pinnacle of the “Roof of the world” and the most “Tibetan” part of Tibet. It’s the place where Mt. Kailash, Lake Mapam Yumtso, Kangrinboqe Peak, and Zanda Earthen Forests locate.