• Zhada clay forest
    Zhada clay forest 2011-05-16 | From:

    In Zhada County of Nagri Prefecture in western Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), the clay forest standing on both sides of Xiangquan River extends more than 175 kilometers.

  • Namjiagbarwa Peak
    Namjiagbarwa Peak 2010-09-19 | From:

    Namjagbarwa is a cloud-kissing peak, meaning a spear piercing into the sky.

  • Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon 2010-09-17 | From:

    Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon in Nyingchi lies near Mount Namjagbarwa where Brahmaputra River turns.

  • Drepung Monastery 2010-09-17 | From:

    On the slope of the wuze Hill in Genbei five kilometers northwest of Lhasa, the Drepung Monastery was built in 1416 and is the largest of the monastery of the Gelug Sect. It covers and area of 250,000 square meters.

  • Ranwu Lake
    Ranwu Lake 2010-09-17 | From:

    Ranwu Lake is just by the Sichuan-Tibet road, surrounded by glaciers and snow mountains.

  • Samye Monastery 2010-09-17 | From:

    On the northern bank of the Yarlung Zambo River in Chanang County, Shannan Prefecture, the monastery was built in 779 under the supervision of Master Padmasambhava and Tibetan King Trisong Detsen.

  • Potala Palace 2010-09-17 | From:

    This architectural wonder is Lhasa' cardinal landmark. It can be seen from all directions for miles around. Potala was set up in the seventh century AD during the reign of King Songtsen Gampo. It's located on the Red Hill, covers an area of 41 hectares.