As it is not very easy to get to Tibet for foreign travellers, you shouldn't miss the most wonderful sights in Tibet, no matter it is natural or cultural attractions. The following tourist destinations should be on your list of must-see for your Tibet trip.
Lhasa comes first. As an ancient holy city, Lhasa is a place often in our dreams. It has a history of more than 1400 years and boasts many world famous scenic spots, like the well-known Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, etc. Besides, this ancient city gives us a peaceful atmosphere, in which there are kind people, holy Buddhism followers and friendly tourists from all over the world. Here, all of them slow down their pace and enjoy the happiness on the plateau.
Shigatse, another ancient city in Tsang, is also a place with great attraction. As the second largest city in Tibet, Shigatse has a history of about 600 years. It was the political and cultural centre of Tsang in history. It is mostly known for the Tashilunpo Monastery which was the imperial palace of Panchen Lama. It is also very convenient to go to Shigatse from Lhasa, only covering 273km.
Gyangtse, 254 km southwest of Lhasa, is also an old town famous for the Gyantse Kumbum and Pelkor Chode monastery. It once was the most prosperous town of Tsang in the past and is a significant traffic hub.
Except the above cities, there are still more insteresting tourist destinations waiting for your visit.