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2014-08-15 23:05:36

Tibet Vista Tour (http://www.tibettravel.org), the top local travel agency, says that August is the best month to visit Tibet to experience exotic Tibetan culture in 2014. Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 “August is a rainy season, but tourists to Tibet will increase instead of decreasing because various traditional festivals are going to be celebrated,” said Mr. Kunga, an experienced tour guide of Tibet Vista Tour. "The major festivals are Ganden Thangka Festival, Horse...

2014-06-17 23:03:54

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to the region. Tibet (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to Tibet. Once known as the mysterious capital city of the forbidden Kingdom of Tibet, Lhasa today has became one of the top travel destinations of the world. It is like your gateway to explore Tibet, the experience so thrilling and unforgettable that you will cherish for all your...

2008-06-21 18:00:06

BEIJING _ Olympic torchbearers trotted through the cordoned streets of the Tibetan capital of Lhasa Saturday as China displayed its tight grip on a region that only three months ago was ravaged by bloody rioting. Militarized police stood arms distance apart along a route that ended at the foot of the towering 1,000-room Potala Palace, the abandoned former residence of Tibetan Buddhism's exiled leader. Local authorities used the event to attack the Dalai Lama, exiled spiritual leader of...

2008-06-21 09:00:16

World News IN BRIEF LHASA The capital of Tibet is preparing to host the Olympic torch relay today, three months after violent anti-government rioting rocked the city. The relay, disrupted several times outside China by protests against Beijing's policies in Tibet, will begin at Norbulingka, the Dalai Lama's former summer palace in Lhasa, and end nearly seven miles away at the hilltop Potala Palace, traditional seat of Tibetan rulers. (c) 2008 Independent, The; London (UK). Provided by...

2005-08-04 02:15:08

By Lindsay Beck LHASA, China (Reuters) - The renovation of the Potala palace, once the administrative heart of Tibet, is nearly complete but the imposing red and white monument stands empty of its most important occupant. With the 14th Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, in exile in India, the palace first built in the 7th century to commemorate the unification of Tibet has become a symbol of the gap between the region and the Chinese government that has ruled it since 1950. The Tibetan...


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