Top 10 Chinese cities with best landscapes 2011

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   Lhasa, Tibet (西藏拉萨)


Lhasa, one of the 'Top 10 Chinese cities with best landscapes 2011' by

Potala Palace in Lhasa 

Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, means "Holy Land" or "Buddha Land" in Tibetan. The city, dating back 1,300 years, is Tibet's political, cultural, economic and religious center. The magnificent Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple Monastery and Norbulingka (Garden of Treasures) are listed as world heritage sites. Other must-see attractions include Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake, Barkhor Street and Drepung Temple. photo gallery>>


Potala Palace: 100 yuan

Jokhang Temple Monastery: 85 yuan

Norbulingka: 60 yuan

Namtso: 80 yuan

Yamdrok Lake: 40 yuan

Best time to visit: May to September


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