Come to Tibet the wonderful land of beauty and grace and feel the charm of the ambience. There are many places to see in Tibet and it is one of the best tourist spots in Asia.
Come to Lhasa the capital city of this lovely land of Tibet, which is situated in the central part of Asia. Lying on the banks of the River Kyichu this is a great valley. Located at a height of around 3,658m the place is known as the Sunlight city. This is also the highest city in the whole world. With many Buddhist monuments this is the place where the Dalai Lama has his seat. Pilgrims come across the world to this city. Tourists come here to explore the area and there is a lot of exotic nature about this place.
Visit Shigatse which is also known as Xiagatse which means a fertile land. This is the second biggest Tibetan city. This lies at an altitude of 12, 600 feet and is the place where the famous Tashilhunpo Monastery lies. This is the Panchen Lama seat and is also regarded as the place where the reincarnation of the Buddha of Endless Enlightenment resided. Here you can see the Sakyamuni relics, the Maitreya Hall and a great collection of frescoes, statues and thankas. There is an interesting free market here which is where you get a good collection of handicrafts. These handicrafts with a lot of turquoise and coral works are a good travel kitty collection and there are many more items like the Chinese pottery and the Tibetan daggers and the yak butter which are commonly purchased here.
Tsedang is the next place where you can go .This is the where the earliest inhabitation of Tibet took place and this is today a great centre of Shangnan prefecture. The River Yarlung Tsangbo flows along this place and the climate here is quite pleasant. The scenic beauty here is mesmerizing and the Samye Monastery has a lovely national scenic park. Then there is the Yumbhi Lhakang Palace here which is the main attraction. The monastery of the Tsampos and the Traduk are the sites of burial here. The mountains of the Nyanchen Tanggula loom in the background and they lie just next to the River Yalong Zangbu. The entire area could be around 800,000 square kilometers. The River Yalong and the Yalong Zangbu River have formed a great delta here.
Come to Mt. Kailash which is called the Jewels of Snow by the locals in Tibet. This is the most important and sacred mountain in the continent of Asia. It lies in Tibet and has four faces and it is the ultimate pilgrim spot for most of the devotees who come here. The followers of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jains and the other religions consider this as a great holy spot. The pre Buddhist animistic religion Bono also follow these sites. It is believed by the Hindus that anyone who comes here could get salvation for a lifetime. They come here and take a dip in the lake Manasarovar. It is believed by Hindus that Lord Shiva used to live here.