Lhasa is the capital of Tibet in western China. It's an ancient city which has over 1300 years of history and it's at an elevation of some 3650 meters. Lhasa in the Tibetan language means Holy Land or Land of Buddha. Thousands of people go to Lhasa to worship Buddha, to make wishes, etc. The clean air, the pure water and the holy atmosphere attract a huge number of tourists every year. Lhasa is one of the most beautiful places in China.