China Travel News Tag:lhasa (3 news)

Tibet braces as tourism season heats up

Date: 8/15/2011 5:22:00 PM by romandavydov Tags: China travel Tibet lhasa Tour

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According to the Tibet Autonomous Region Tourism Administration, 2.2 million people visited Tibet in total in the first half of 2011, an increase of nearly 25 percent compared with the same period in last year.

The number of travelers to the Jokhang Temple has been increasing daily since Tibet entered tourist season. At present, more than 3,000 people ha

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The Shoton Festival to Kick off on August 29th, 2011

Date: 7/12/2011 3:27:00 AM by joyce Tags: Shoton Festival lhasa

Shoton Festival

The 2011 Shoton Festival will be held from August 29th to September 4th, 2011, in Lhasa, with the theme of “Happiness Lhasa” and “Colorful Shoton”. The Shoton Festival, which was listed as the National Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2006, is second only to Tibetan New Year festival, with the literal meaning of the festival of having yoghourt.

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Living a time experience in China

Date: 5/14/2011 4:56:00 PM by Fernanda Tags: Beijing Xian great wall lhasa Tibet everest

no photosIt's always been my dream to travel accross China?and discover all the wonders of this secular cultural and heritage. That is why, a couple of weeks ago I started to plan what suppose to my my life time experience in China. I would not have all the time of the world, as I only have a little longer than twp weeks to fly all the way from Brazil and then back, what would take, only flying in and o

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