The Potala Palaceis considered to bea model ofTibetanarchitecture. In 641, Songtsan Gambo,ruler of the Tubo Kingdom, had the Potala Palacebuilt for Princess Wencheng of the Tang Dynasty, hisfuture bride.
located on Barkhor Square in Lhasa, is Tibet's first Buddhist temple and is part of the Potala Palace. It is theultimate pilgrimagedestination for Tibetan pilgrims.
Namtso, or Lake Nam, is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet Autonomous Region and should not be missed by any traveler to Tibet. In Tibetan, Namtso means "Heavenly Lake." It is famous for its highaltitudeand imposing scenery.
Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon
The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon is one of the deepest and longestcanyonsin the world. The canyon is home to many animals and plants barely explored and affected by human influence, while its climate ranges from subtropical to Arctic.