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Free admission at Potala Palace begins

Free admission at Potala Palace begins

As part of the “Winter Tourism in Tibet” program, admission at Potala Palace is free from November 1st through March 15th 2019, according to tourism department Tibet. During this period, tourists could use ..

Potala Palace undergoes annual whitewash

Potala Palace undergoes annual whitewash

The 1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, has been undergoing its annual facelift since Wednesday.

Potala Palace welcomes

Potala Palace welcomes "whitewash season"

On October 17, the annual Potala Palace "whitewash season" kicked off in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China's Tibet. Hundreds people along with staff members from Management Office carried materials and ..

Renovation of Potala Palace roof nearly complete

Renovation of Potala Palace roof nearly complete

Renovation of the golden roof Potala Palace is nearly complete and awaiting inspection by National Cultural Heritage Administration, said Management Office in Tibet autonomous region on Wednesday. ..

Tourism help raise income in Gangsha Village

Tourism help raise income in Gangsha Village

The world famous Mt. Kangrinboqe attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists every year. Living at the foot snow-capped mountain, people in Gangsha Village Purang County southwest China's Tibet has ..

Qinghai Lake improves tourist-friendly services

Qinghai Lake improves tourist-friendly services

By Sept 5th of 2018, the Qinghai Lake scenic district in northwest China's Province has renovated 32 restrooms, adding shoe-shine machines, hot water heaters, cell phone charging stations, etc, providing more ..

Potala Palace free for visitors during winter time

Potala Palace free for visitors during winter time

The Potala Palace and Norbulingka will offer free admission for all tourists from November 1st through March 15th of 2019. Visitors could use their resident identification card or other documentation entry. ..

Tips for visitors to Tibet in summer

Tips for visitors to Tibet in summer

With the arrival of summer vacation, tourism in Tibet has gradually warmed up. At same time, plateau entered its rainy season, and temperature varies widely between day night. ..

Mudslide blocks Sichuan-Tibet highway

Mudslide blocks Sichuan-Tibet highway

A section of the Sichuan-Tibet highway was blocked following a mudslide triggered by continuous rain on Wednesday morning, local rescue workers said.