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Jokhang Temple in Tibet reopens

Jokhang Temple in Tibet reopens

​The Jokhang Temple in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region reopened to the public on Tuesday after being closed for more than five months.

Winter tourism campaign starts in Tibet on Jan 1

Winter tourism campaign starts in Tibet on Jan 1

The Tibet autonomous region will launch a new round of its Winter Tour Campaign on Jan 1 to attract more tourists to the region in the winter time, according to a statement released by the regional department of tourism development recently. The campaign will run until March 13.

Holiday consumption shows robust recovery

Holiday consumption shows robust recovery

Restaurants, hotels and shopping malls across the country saw a return of the long-lost hustle and bustle of crowds during the New Year holiday, following China's optimization of COVID-19 control measures and as a large number of people recovered from coronavirus infections.

Potala Palace to reopen to the public

Potala Palace to reopen to the public

The iconic Potala Palace in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region will reopen to the public on Tuesday after being closed for more than four months due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Scenery of Yamdrok Lake in Tibet

Scenery of Yamdrok Lake in Tibet

This photo taken on Dec. 11, 2022 shows the scenery of the Yamdrok Lake in Nagarze County of Shannan City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Late autumn scenery on Doxong La Mountain, Tibet

Late autumn scenery on Doxong La Mountain, Tibet

When the autumn foliage meets a snow mountain, it forms a colorful contrast of natural beauty. There is no better place to experience this than the Doxong La Mountain in Tibet, southwest China.

Tibet's tourism industry soars over decade

Tibet's tourism industry soars over decade

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region received 258.4 million tourists from 2012 to 2021, achieving a total tourism revenue of 334.5 billion yuan (about 47.1 billion U.S. dollars), authorities said on Friday.

Meet the 'Fairy Lady' in Qinghai Lake

Meet the 'Fairy Lady' in Qinghai Lake

Besides being a renowned tourist attraction, Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland lake and biggest saltwater lake, is of great importance in ecology. The Fairy Lady Bay is an outstanding example of its rich biodiversity and healthy ecosystem.

Nation opens door wider to tour groups

Nation opens door wider to tour groups

With increased tourist flows, scenic areas nationwide are offering a wealth of daytime and nighttime tourism products and enhanced services to meet visitors' needs.

Tibet receives 17.174 million tourists in 1st half of 2022

Tibet receives 17.174 million tourists in 1st half of 2022

Since the beginning of this year, the Tourism Development Department of the Tibet Autonomous Region has launched a number of policies to promote tourism and consumption, such as the "Winter Tour of Tibet" policy, 12 preferential incentives and subsidies for local tourism, the issuance of tourism consumption coupons in the region, and launching of tourist routes including "Return to Nature, Close to the Countryside”, G219 revolutionary relics, etc.

Yaks: 'Boat' on the plateau in Tibet

Yaks: 'Boat' on the plateau in Tibet

Wild yaks were seen on Qiangtang grassland in Shuanghu County, Nagqu City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday.

Yamdrok Lake: summer resort in SW China's Tibet

Yamdrok Lake: summer resort in SW China's Tibet

Yamdrok Lake (also known as Yamdrok Yumtso) is a freshwater lake in Tibet. It is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. Yamdrok means "jade" in Tibetan, which vividly depicts the limpidity and the fine blue color of the water.

Yunnan's Potatso National Park enters its most beautiful season

Yunnan's Potatso National Park enters its most beautiful season

The Potatso National Park in Shangri-la, Yunnan province, welcomed its most beautiful season of the year. The blue sky, white cloud, clear lake and wetland, forest, grass, rare animals and plants create a poetic natural painting during summer.

Construction of Tibet Astronomy Museum starts

Construction of Tibet Astronomy Museum starts

On June 12, the foundation ceremony of the Tibet Astronomy Museum was held in Lhasa City, Tibet Autonomous Region, marking the start of Tibet Astronomy Museum project after many years of preparation.

Discovering Tibet on a caravan trip

Discovering Tibet on a caravan trip

Sonam Gyasto and his team have set out on a three-year caravan trip across all 74 counties of China's Tibet.

Chaka Salt Lake Scenic Area free of admission for tourists nationwide in June

Chaka Salt Lake Scenic Area free of admission for tourists nationwide in June

Tourists from all over the country can visit Chaka Salt Lake Scenic Area for free from June 1 to June 30, while medical workers across the country can visit for free throughout the year 2022 with their valid IDs, according to information learned from the Qinghai Chaka Salt Lake Scenic Area.

Peach blossoms bloom in Nyingchi, Tibet

Peach blossoms bloom in Nyingchi, Tibet

Parlung Zangbo, known as the “mother river” of Bome, scours out the third largest canyon in the world, the Parlung Zangbo Grand Canyon, as it flows from east to west. The altitude of the canyon decreases along the way from east to west, too. Tangmai, a village in Bome County with an altitude dropping to less than 2,000 meters, has a relatively warm climate, and the peach blossoms here bloom first in Nyingchi.

Tibet improves infrastructure to boost tourism

Tibet improves infrastructure to boost tourism

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region pooled more than 500 million yuan (about 76.2 million U.S. dollars) into tourism infrastructure projects to boost its tourism industry in 2021, said the regional tourism development department Wednesday.