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Bustling New Year market in Tibet

Bustling New Year market in Tibet

The 2018 Tibetan Lunar New Year and Chinese Spring Festival fall on the same day Feb. 16 this year. As holidays draw near, people in Tibet have been busy with purchasing goods to prepare for upcoming Year. ..

Tibet's Dragon King Pool park home to migratory birds in winter

Tibet's Dragon King Pool park home to migratory birds in winter

A group of bar-headed geese fly over Dragon King Pool park in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Dec. 25, 2017. The is home to several species migratory birds that come here during the winters. ..

Black-necked cranes spend winter in Tibet

Black-necked cranes spend winter in Tibet

Black-necked cranes are seen in a nature reserve Linzhou County of Lhasa City, capital southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 1, 2018. has become the world's largest winter habitat for critically ..

Diversified birds inhabit in Lhasa River of Tibet

Diversified birds inhabit in Lhasa River of Tibet

Mallards swim in the Lhasa River, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Dec. 24, 2017. The populations of bar-headed goose, ruddy shelduck and mallard have increased River. ..

Infrared camera captures wild leopard in China's Qinghai

Infrared camera captures wild leopard in China's Qinghai

Photo taken by infrared camera on Aug. 15, 2017 shows wild leopards in Baizha forest farm of Nangqian County, Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province. A total 21 pieces video ..

Pic story: Tibetan fashion designer Genqoi Tashi

Pic story: Tibetan fashion designer Genqoi Tashi

Combo photo taken on Sept. 11, 2017 shows models presenting creations designed by Genqoi Tashi, a fashion designer of Tibetan ethnic group, in Lhasa, capital southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. ..

Unique Tibetan costumes and ornaments

Unique Tibetan costumes and ornaments

A brightly costumed villager prepares food in Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 17, 2017. The long-standing and unique Tibetan costumes ornaments here feature diversified styles, ..

Highways improve transportation in SW China's Tibet

Highways improve transportation in SW China's Tibet

Photo taken on Nov. 9, 2017 shows the highway linking Lhasa to Nyingchi over Nyang River in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Highways have been built improve transportation Tibet. ..

Scenery of China's smallest town in Tibet

Scenery of China's smallest town in Tibet

Photo taken on Oct. 28, 2017 shows the scenery of Yumai Town, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Yumai, smallest town in terms population, sits at southern foot Himalayas, where steep slopes and rugged ..

Aerial photos of Qinghai Lake in NW China

Aerial photos of Qinghai Lake in NW China

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 19, 2017 shows Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland saltwater lake, in northwest Province. The surface area of Lake reached 4,497.01 square km, the highest record since 2001, ..

Models present fashion creations in Lhasa

Models present fashion creations in Lhasa

A model presents fashion creations with Tibetan medicine designing characteristics during a show in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 10, 2017. ..

Tibetan horse racing held in SW China

Tibetan horse racing held in SW China

The annual grassland horse race was held in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture southwestern China's Sichuan Province on July 30, 2017. More than 130 racers participated the 20 kilometers race. ..

Panchen Lama holds Buddhist services in Tibet

Panchen Lama holds Buddhist services in Tibet

​The 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu pays homage to the life-sized statue of Buddha Sakyamuni as a 12-year-old in Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, capital southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July ..

Scenery of Yamzbog Yumco Lake in China's Tibet

Scenery of Yamzbog Yumco Lake in China's Tibet

Aerial photo taken on July 16, 2017 shows the scenery of Yamzbog Yumco Lake in Nagarze County Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The is one region's three largest sacred lakes. ..

Potala Palace in early morning

Potala Palace in early morning

The early morning sun rises slowly, casting a layer of gold on the sleeping Potala Palace. It is beautiful, sacred, and solemn, with birds in trees devout Buddhists making circumambulations. ..

Lhasa, a city of sunlight

Lhasa, a city of sunlight

Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China, is located the central part Tibetan Plateau and northern side Himalayan mountain range. The world-class tourist destination has more than 3,000 ..

Qinghai's Caka Salt Lake attracts tourists in summer

Qinghai's Caka Salt Lake attracts tourists in summer

People visit the Caka Salt Lake near Wulan County, northwest China's Qinghai Province, July 23, 2017. Lake, covering an area of some 100 square kilometers and with altitude over 3,000 meters, attracted many ..