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Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet, which is also the center of Politics, Economics, cultureal and religion in Tibet.

Lhasa Quick Facts

English Name: Lhasa

Railway Stations: Lhasa Railway Station

Zip Code: 850000

Location: Southeastern Tibet

Chinese Name: 拉萨 (lā sà)

Suburban Districts: Southeastern Tibet

Airports: Lhasa Gongga International Airport

Area Code: 0891

Population: 559400 (end of 2011)

Best Time to Visit: June to October

Top Attractions in Lhasa

Lhasa Maps Free Download

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Shopping in Lhasa

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Restaurants (Food) in Lhasa

The local food of Lhasa is the characterize of Lhasa culture. The flavor of Tibetan food is typically fresh, light, and tender and the main ingredients include salt, onion, and garlic. The wind-dried beef and mutton, butter tea, and tsampa are the major. Some food are light, without spicy seasonings while othe are hot, deeply affected by Sichuan style. Nepalese and Indian Di...> See More

Entertainment in Lhasa

Compared with other cities of China, the nightlife in Lhasa seems more low-key and simple to tourists and travele in Lhasa. Nightlife activities in Lhasa are often to see Tibetan performances, sit around a table and chat with friend or stroll around a night market. A few nightclubs are mainly frequented by locals. Night Markets in Lhasa Tianhai Night Market is ...> See More