Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, is a holy city with a history over 1300 years. Since the 7 century, famous Tibetan King Songtsan Ganpu in "Tobo" Dynasty switched his capital here, Lhasa has ever served as the center of Tibet politics, economy, culture, traffic and religion. In 1982 Lhasa was listed as one of the first historical famous cities by the United Nations.
The famous attractions inside and around Lhasa city are Potala Palace, the symbol of Lhasa, Jokhang Temple, the center of Tibetan Buddhism, and three famous monasteries Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, and Ganden Monastery have a lot of Tibetan Lamas studying there. And Lhasa is also successive Dalai Lama's Seat. All these contribute Lhasa to be an unforgettable city, see our most popular Lhasa one day tours below.