Lhasa Facts
Lhasa

Lhasa Facts

By Candice SongUpdated Jun. 10, 2021

Name: Lhasa (拉萨; lā sà (/la-sa/))
Meaning: "place of the gods"
Previous names: Rasa

Features

Barkhor StreetTibetans in Barkhor Street

Main Attractions

Potala PalacePotala Palace on the Red Hill

History

The city was originally the capital of the Bod Empire that once stretched from India to Mongolia.

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Geography

Location Information

Tibetan People is prayingTibetan People is Praying

Climate

Transportation

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