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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 ..

Blooming flowers in Hoh Xil

Blooming flowers in Hoh Xil

On July 7th, Hoh Xil was approved as a new world heritage site at the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Krakow, Poland, becoming China's 51st world heritage.

Protection of naked carp in Qinghai Lake

Protection of naked carp in Qinghai Lake

Forty years ago, Li Yifan, a fisherman working on Qinghai Lake, could catch more than 100 naked carps day. Now, at the age of 50 old, he's setting his foot road protecting fish species. ..

Protection of naked carps in NW China's Qinghai

Protection of naked carps in NW China's Qinghai

Local government of Qinghai Province has released more than 100 million fish fries naked carps by artificial breeding into the Lake since 2002, and 85 percent have survived. ..

Cats in Meru Monastery

Cats in Meru Monastery

Meru Monastery is located near the Jokhang Temple. During the Tubo period, it belonged to the Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

Monks in Champa Ling Monastery

Monks in Champa Ling Monastery

A monk in Champa Ling Monastery. Established in the year 1444 by Sherab Sumpa, disciple of Tsongkhapa, founder Gelug Sect Tibetan Buddhism, Monastery is located intersection Ngomchu River and Zachu Chamdo, ..

Scientific expedition conducted on Qinghai-Tibet plateau

Scientific expedition conducted on Qinghai-Tibet plateau

Rubber boats used for scientific expedition are seen by the Serling Co (Serling Lake) in Nagqu Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 19, 2017. Scientists conducted a comprehensive on ..

Namseling Manor

Namseling Manor

Namseling Manor was the domain of a feudal lord located in Chanang County, Lhoka Prefecture, Tibet. The lord’s family had some famous members Tibet, including two Rinpoches Dojechag Monastery, great scholar ..

Spring scenery in Lhoka, Tibet

Spring scenery in Lhoka, Tibet

In April, the peach blossoms are in full blossom in Tsethang District of Lhoka, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Wild golden monkeys photographed in Sichuan

Wild golden monkeys photographed in Sichuan

As many as 120 wild golden monkeys were first photographed by forestry police officers from Baoxing County, Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Animal paradise after snowfall

Animal paradise after snowfall

The Sunan meadow in northwest China's Gansu Province saw various species of animals playing and foraging after a snowfall in mid-April, making the meadow a paradise for them.

Tuosu Lake

Tuosu Lake

There is a lake called Tuosu Lake in Qinghai, with water so clear that it is like crystal.

Villagers busy with tea harvest in Metok

Villagers busy with tea harvest in Metok

Villagers in Baibung township, Metok County, southwest China's Tibet, are busy with picking tea-leaves on March 31when it goes into the harvest season. Motok has built 19 organic mountain tea orchards high ..

Tibetans celebrate Serfs Emancipation Day

Tibetans celebrate Serfs Emancipation Day

A flag-raising ceremony is held at Potala Palace Square, Lhasa, capital city of China's Tibet autonomous region, to celebrate the 58th Serfs Emancipation Day on March 28, 2017. The annual commemorate 1959 ..

Black swans---ballet dancers in water

Black swans---ballet dancers in water

With black feathers and fiery-red mouths, blanck swans sometimes crane their necks, flap wings, gracefully dance “ballet” on the surface of water at Norbulingka Zoo, in Lhasa, capital southwest China’s ..

Spring snow adds beauty to Lhasa

Spring snow adds beauty to Lhasa

This photo taken on March 19, 2017 shows the beautiful scenery after snowfall in Lhasa city, the capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region.