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  Lhasa Travel Guide, Lhasa Tours,Travel to Tibet, Map, Weather,Pictures, Bus
Lhasa is rightly one of the most featured and dreamt-about cities in the world.
In the Tibetan language, Lhasa means the Holy Land or the Buddha Land.
As the beautiful capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), Lhasa is situated in the South Central part of the region, on the North bank of the Kyichu River (Lhasa River) in a mountain-fringed valley.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/tibet/lhasa/index.htm   (743 words)

  Lhasa Summary
Lhasa was established as the capital by the first Buddhist king, Songtsen Gampo (609?–649), in the seventh century CE to house the sacred image of Buddha, or Jowo.
Lhasa was the center of Tibetan Buddhism, and nearly half of its population were monks.
Lhasa lies at 29°41.76′N 91°9.54′E in an area known as the "Lhasa Valley"; even though the average altitude of the valley is well over 3,000 m (10,000 ft) the mountains around it rise to 5,500 m (18,000 ft).
www.bookrags.com /Lhasa   (1668 words)

  Lhasa - LoveToKnow 1911
The total population of Lhasa, including the lamas in the city and vicinity, is probably about 30,000; a census in 1854 made the figure 42,000, but it is known to have greatly decreased since.
It was transplanted to Lhasa in the 7th century by the king Srong-tsan-gampo, conqueror, civilizer and proselytizer, the founder of Buddhism in Tibet, the introducer of the Indian alphabet.
With this king the glory of Tibet and of ancient Lhasa reached its zenith, and in 822, a monument recording his treaty on equal terms with the Great T'ang emperor of China was erected in the city.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Lhasa   (4550 words)

 Lhasa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lhasa, with a history of 1,300 years, is the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region.
Lhasa has a total population of 373,000, of which 130,000 live in the city.
In 1960, Lhasa was approved by the State Council to set up a prefecture-level city and in 1982, and it was proclaimed as one of the first batch 24 historical-cultural cities by the State Council.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_travel/2003-09/24/content_33769.htm   (418 words)

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Lhasa is home to the Tibetan, Han, and Hui peoples, as well as many other ethnic groups, but the Tibetan ethnic group makes up 87 percent of the total population.
The Lhasa River, known as the "merry blue waves," runs through the snow-covered peaks and gullies of the Nyainqentanglha Mountains, extending 315 km.
Blessed with flat land and mild weather, Lhasa is free of frigid winters and unbearably hot summers, having an annual average daily temperature of 8 degrees C (43 degrees F).
www.tibetinfor.com /tibetzt/lasa/index.htm   (335 words)

 Lhasa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Lhasa is the chief Tibetan trade center, connected by road with the Chinese provinces of Qinghai, Sichuan, and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and with India, Kashmir, and Nepal.
Prior to the Chinese occupation (1951) of Tibet, Lhasa was the center of Lamaism (see Tibetan Buddhism), and about half its population were Lamaist monks.
Lhasa has little noteworthy architecture, but there are impressive religious edifices.
www.bartleby.com /65/lh/Lhasa.html   (356 words)

 Dog and Kennel Magazine Lhasa Apso Breed Profile
According to many present-day writers, the Lhasa apso, once known as the Lhasa terrier, was developed about 800 years ago in and around Lhasa, Tibet's capital and largest city (population 106,000 according to a 1988 estimate).
The Lhasa was not transferred from the terrier group to the nonsporting group until 1959, however.
Lhasas are also fond of caves and will create their own under the coffee table or footstool.
www.petpublishing.com /dogken/breeds/lhasaapso.shtml   (2213 words)

At 13, Lhasa took to the stage of a Greek café to sing Billie Holliday ballads and Mexican tunes a cappella.
Lhasa and her band toured relentlessly for several years, throughout Europe and North America, where her concerts were as acclaimed as the album had been.
When the circus tour had ended, Lhasa arrived at a new chapter in her life: Marseille, the ancient port city, where half the titles for her new album would be born.
www.billions.com /artists/lhasa   (722 words)

 Lhasa travel guide - Wikitravel
Lhasa (拉萨) is the capital of the Tibet autonomous region in China.
It is possible to visit Lhasa on 3-7 day tours from Kathmandu, Nepal, but there have been reports of tours that do not allow enough time for visitors to adjust to the dramatic altitude change resulting in some travelers sufferring altitude sickness being left off along the way (without any refund, of course).
Lhasa is 3650 meters (about 12 000 feet) above sea level, so there is considerable risk of altitude sickness, especially if you fly in from a much lower altitude so your body does not have time to acclimatise.
wikitravel.org /en/Lhasa   (2502 words)

 Lhasa Apso Pictures, Photos, Information and Free eCards
Lhasa Apsos are completely loyal and affectionate with their masters but many will not be fond of strangers no matter how obedient they are.
Lhasa Apso dogs can be very good with children as long as they are treated with respect and care.
Despite these characteristics of the Lhasa Apso, they are excellent dogs to have as they can be one of the most loyal companions as long as it is recognized that they are high maintenance and may not be suitable for some families.
www.dogbreedz.com /breeds/lhasa_apso.cfm   (711 words)

 Lhasa | Biography | MTV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Maybe it was Lhasa's unconventional upbringing that has given her such a unique vision, or maybe it was always within her.
Lhasa's mother, Alexandra Karam, was an actress and photographer, her father, Alejandro Sela, a Mexican professor teaching in upstate New York -- Lhasa de Sela was born in the tiny village of Big Indian.
The big family (Lhasa has three sisters, three half-sisters, and three half-brothers) was fairly nomadic and their travels took them between the U.S. and Mexico, traveling and living in a converted school bus.
www.mtv.com /music/artist/lhasa/bio.jhtml   (479 words)

 Lhasa Map
The Lhasa Archive Project has resently produced a multi part map of the historic changes which have occurred in Lhasa from 1948 to the present day.
A series of three maps showing the state of the entire urban area of Lhasa in 1948, 1980 and 1998.
A map showing The Lhasa Historic City Conservation Plan, showing 25 historic building earmkarked for preservation by cultural and administrative departments working in conjunction with The Tibet Heritage Fund, LAP and The Norway-Tibet Network for University Cooperation.
www.asianart.com /lhasa_restoration/map.html   (356 words)

 Lhasa Apsos: What's Good About 'Em? What's Bad About 'Em?
The AKC Standard, showing great restraint, calls the Lhasa Apso "chary with strangers." Indeed he is. With his acute senses, keen observation skills, and distrust of anything new or different, he takes his watchdog responsibilities seriously -- some individuals are not just "all bark" and may be very willing to bite.
Lhasa Apsos have an independent mind of their own and are definitely not pushovers to raise and train.
Many Lhasas are quick to react to teasing, and even to the normal clumsiness that comes with small children (accidental squeezing of their ears or pulling of hair or stepping on their paw).
www.yourpurebredpuppy.com /reviews/lhasaapsos.html   (848 words)

 CNTO - China National Tourist Office
The Jokhang Monastery, located in the center of old Lhasa, was built in the year 647 and is significant because it is the earliest wood and masonry structure still in existence in Tibet.
Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, is located along the banks of the Lhasa River, a tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo River.
Lhasa's original appearance and traditional lifestyle are largely intact at Barhkor Street in the old part of Lhasa, where all sorts of arts and crafts are on sale.
www.cnto.org /lhasa.asp   (581 words)

 Tibet Travel Information, Lhasa Travel Guide, Tibet Guide, Discover China Tours
The complex, comprising the White and the Red Palaces with their ancillary buildings, is built on the Red Mountain in the centre of the Lhasa valley, at an altitude of 3,700 M. The beauty and originality of the architecture, the ornamentation and harmonious integration in a striking landscape, add to its historic and religious interest.
Located in the hills on the northern outskirts of Lhasa, it was established in 1416 as an institute of higher Buddhist education by Khenpo Lekden, a direct disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa (1357-1419), founder of the eclectic Geluk School.
The Ganden Monastery is situated on the slope of Mount Wanpur to the east of Lhasa.
www.discoverchinatours.com /guide_tibet.asp   (1313 words)

 Lhasa de Sela: an interview and recording review
In concert, Lhasa was by turns both shy and generous, and she gave a lot of herself away to her audiences.
Together the three created a lush and spacious studio sound, placing Lhasa's voice above the band rather than mingling it with the instruments (in a few places the band has to be kept at bay for fear of overpowering her fragile-diva sound).
With The Living Road, one gets the feeling that Lhasa has invited you into her world and is sharing her confidences with you, in contrast to La Llorona, where one often felt like an uneasy voyeur into her private life.
www.rootsworld.com /interview/lhasa04.html   (865 words)

 Lhasa Apso Information and Information, Lhasa Apsos
It is common for a Lhasa Apso puppy's coat to change colors as it grows.
It was used as a watchdog in temples and monasteries, and was considered sacred, for when its master died, his soul was thought to enter the Lhasa Apso's body.
Although they were thought to bring good luck to their owners, Lhasa Apsos were virtually impossible to buy.
www.dogbreedinfo.com /lhasaapso.htm   (624 words)

 Lhasa Travel Guides,Lhasa Hotels,Lhasa Map,Lhasa pictures-China City Tours Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Intro: Lhasa, the beautiful capital city of this Tibet Autonomous Region, (TAR), is situated in the South Central part of the region, on the North bank of the Kyichu River, (Lhasa River), in a mountain-fringed valley.
Practical tips: Lhasa, as the capital city of Tibet, offers better facilities such as accommodation, restaurants and shopping than the rest of the region, so we suggest, if you are planning to travel to other parts of Tibet, that you start your trip from here.
Lhasa is also the best place to acclimatize before you go into the depths of Tibet and beyond.
www.achinatravel.com /china-travel/china-tibet-lhasa.asp   (603 words)

 History Tibet - Lhasa; Potala Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, covers an area of 544 square kilometers and is "The Land of Gods" in Tibetan, sits on the north bank of River Lhasa, a tributary of the Yarlung Tsangbo River, at an altitude of 3,700 meters.
Before the mid-seventh century when Lhasa, later a central town of Tibetan region, was yet to come into being, the area called Wotang was a marshy land of wildness, frequented by antelopes.
The faithful composed the population of the town and Lhasa became a true "Mecca" of Tibet.
www.cnhomestay.com /city/tibet/history_tibet.htm   (565 words)

 Lhasa Apso Dogs, EL Minja's Lhasa Apso kennel
The nobility of the Lhasa Apso was the same as the Afghan.
I always say, Lhasa Apsos are little Afghans, and really they are.
I very much enjoy the Lhasa Apso breed and my husband Frank likes breeding and Lhasa Apso puppies, of great importance to me : the Lhasa Apso type, typical head, sound movement, soundness in conformation overall and good density of coat.
www.el-minjas.com   (244 words)

 Lhasa - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Lhasa (Tibetan: ལྷ་ས་;; Simplified Chinese: 拉萨; Traditional Chinese: 拉薩;; pinyin: Lāsà), sometimes spelled Llasa, is the traditional capital of Tibet and the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.
Lhasa literally means "place of the gods", although ancient Tibetan documents and inscriptions demonstrate that the place was first called Rasa, which means "courtyard place" or "goat place".
The main change from when it was published is in Travel restrictions outside the Lhasa area, which you now have to do with a tour guide as it is illegal to take the local busses.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /national-parks-international/lhasa   (368 words)

 Lhasa Travel Guide, Capital of Tibet - Tibet Travel Information
Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region and has long been the center of politics, economy, culture and religion in Tibet.
Lhasa is one of the most charming cities in the country.
Lhasa is located in the valley of Lhasa River, a branch of Yarlung Tsangpo River.
www.tibettravel.info /lhasa/index.html   (299 words)

 ALAC - Lhasa Grooming Tips
You can take your Lhasa to the vet to have the hair inside the ears removed; however, it's a grooming task that is easily done at home.
If your Lhasa doesn't have heavily-coated feet, you may be able to get by with just combing all the hair over the foot and cutting it.
Even though a young Lhasa puppy does not require a lot of grooming, you need to train him when he is young, before his coat starts getting mats and tangles, so he will accept the grooming that will become a necessary part of his life.
www.lhasaapso.org /LhasaApsoInfo/grooming.html   (1661 words)

From Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, to the pastoral villages spread throughout the grasslands, there are many temples with golden roofs shinning under the sun.
While getting to Lhasa is straightforward, transport to some remote mountain areas or other isolated religious destinations may not be convenient.
Lhasa lies considerably above the altitude at which one's body begins to feel oxygen deficiency.
www.china.org.cn /english/travel/42377.htm   (872 words)

 Hotels in Lhasa
Lhasa hotel is the most luxurious hotel in Lhasa.This former Holiday Inn hotel was renovated in1999.The hotel has a range of restaurants,which provide Sichuan,...
Ji Di Business Hotel Lhasa is a three-star hotel with 64 rooms.The hotel boasts different type of guestrooms, ranging form standard rooms to business rooms.
Lhasa Century Hotel's chinese name is La sa shi ji hotel, The hotel has 39 comfortable guest rooms, including thirty standards, seven singles, and two suites.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/China/Lhasa.asp   (471 words)

 What to feed a Lhasa Apso
The idea was to provide pet owners (both those who wanted to cook for their companion pets or those who wanted to buy an all-breed/any-breed preservative filled food for their pets) information about food sources to use or avoid.
The Lhasa Apso originated in the Himalayan Mountains of Tibet as the temple dog of the Dali Llama.
There are over 170 different molecular forms of the mineral "calcium." The source of the mineral calcium that a Lhasa Apso can easily assimilate can be hard for a different breed to assimilate and thus that other breed can develop kidney stones on the best source of calcium for a Lhasa Apso.
home.att.net /~wdcusick/LhasaApso.html   (1350 words)

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