Tibet, the “Roof of the World”, in Photos

Mountains in Tibet. Tibet in Chinese is called Xizang (西藏). (Li Jun Han)
Mountains in Tibet. Tibet in Chinese is called Xizang (西藏). (Li Jun Han)

Tibet in Chinese is called Xizang (西藏). It has always been considered a mysterious place because of its unique culture and celebrated monasteries. Tibet has spectacular scenery and its own unique customs, as well as very kind-hearted people. Tibet attracts many visitors who capture Tibet’s wonders and beauty through photography.

Here are 11 photos that give a glimpse into the natural beauty of Tibet and its nomadic herdsmen. In Tibet’s case, a photo truly is worth thousands of words. Perhaps someday you can take a trip to see this breathtaking land called the “roof of the world.”

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Tibetans going for prayers. Tibet has always been considered a mysterious place because of its unique culture and celebrated monasteries. (Li Jun Han)

Tibet attracts many visitors who capture Tibet’s wonders and beauty through photography. (Li Jun Han)

Tibet attracts many visitors who capture Tibet’s wonders and beauty through photography. (Li Jun Han)

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A Tibetan white yak. (Li Jun Han)

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A serene Tibetan village in the morning. (Li Jun Han)

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A Tibetan mountain glacier. Perhaps someday you can take a trip to see this breathtaking land called the “roof of the world.” (Li Jun Han)

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A Tibetan homestead in the foothills. In Tibet’s case, a photo truly is worth thousands of words. (Li Jun Han)

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Tibetan homestead along the river. (Li Jun Han)

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The natural beauty of Tibet and the animals of its nomadic herdsman. (Li Jun Han)

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A Tibetan village at the foothills. (Li Jun Han)

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A Tibetan boy on a pilgrimage. Tibet has spectacular scenery and its own unique customs, as well as very kind-hearted people. (Li Jun Han)

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