Stunning views of Tibet
If you travel to Tibet via train, you can very well adore the breathtaking and marvelous which is simply going to take your breath away. The beauty city offers some stunning locations to live your love for photography. So, for mountain lovers and the photography freaks, Lhasa is an excellent sightseeing destination. From rivers to lakes and towering hills, Lhasa has got it all.
Amazing Tibetan architecture
Are you a true admirer of great styles in architecture? If yes, Lhasa could be your dream destination. It is a striking amalgam of Indian and Chinese styles that put forth a deep Buddhist approach. You are definitely not going to be able to get your eyes off the well decorated doors and windows here. Further, you’ll be left agape with the designs of the Tibetan houses and temples along with the very power of Buddhism. Tibet indeed is the most magical and colorful place on this Earth.
Religious experience of Tibet
Lhasa is a great place to see. When there, you are definitely going to learn a lot about the Buddhist culture, traditions and customs. There is an array of monasteries, and temples that you can visit while having some light chit chats with the locals here who will definitely teach you a whole bunch of things if you are humble to them. You may already know by now that the most prominent religion in Tibet is Tibetan Buddhism that was introduced in the 7th century AD in Tibet. One of the most renowned Buddhism face is the Dalai Lama (14th) who is at present in India because of the Chinese oppression. When you are in Lhasa, one important thing to do is attending the public meetings and participating in prostrations where the locals play gongs and cymbals and even pray loudly.
Hospitable and humble Tibetan locals
Sadly, the travel regulations of the Lhasa tend to limit your interactions with the locals. The foreign visitors aren’t given a permission to the hang out with the locals or even stay in their houses for the night. Despite all the restrictions, you can still get the opportunity to know some of the Tibetan locals when you visit the monasteries or stop at the local tea houses here or even when you are introduced to the locals by your guide. When you converse with the Tibetans, you’ll get to see how friendly, humble and friendly these people are.
Experiencing Tibetan cuisine
When you are in Lhasa, you simply cannot afford to miss out on the fried momos. Other things that you need to try out are the Thenthuk, yak meat wraps and the Naizha cake. The Tibetan cuisine is largely based on the dairy products – cheese and yak milk. It also
offers an impeccable mix of spices and herbs, always yummy and fresh bread and the different kind of dumplings.