Tibet Images Gallery 16 images Created 18 Dec 2008
Lhasa Photos - Lhasa, which means "Land of the Gods" is the heart of Tibet. Over 1,300 years old, it sits in a valley right amidst the Himalayas. The Eastern end of Lhasa is more prominently traditional Tibetan, focusing on the area around the Jokhang and the Barkhor. Traditionally dressed Tibetans engaged on a kora (a clockwise journey around Jokhang Monastery, the holiest site in Tibet, often spinning prayer wheels.