Top 10 attractions in Tibet, China

By Wang Yanfang
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Tibet, the Roof of the World, is the highest region on Earth, with an average elevation of 4,900 meters. Located in a plateau north of the Himalayas, it is a mysterious, exotic place for many outsiders. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the massive, tranquil land with its majestic scenery and mysterious religious culture has exerted an awesome draw on travelers. China Tour Packages

  Yambajan (羊八井)


Yambajan, one of the 'Top 10 must-see attractions in Tibet, China' by

Yambajan [Xinhua] 

Yambajan is famous for its wide range of hot springs, from ones with the highest temperatures in the country to boiling geysers. It sits in a basin at the foot of Nyainqentanglha Mountains about 90 kilometers northwest of Lhasa. In the early morning, the town is covered in a white and luminous vapor. The hot springs in Yambajan contain various minerals and are believed to be therapeutic.

Admission:30 yuan (98 yuan for hot-spring bathing)

Travel tips:Bringing one's own bathing suit is recommended.

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