Sneak Peek: Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa, Tibet

The Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa, beckons luxury travelers up to the roof of the world.
Why Go: At 12,000 feet, Tibet’s capital city is one of the highest inhabited regions on Earth. The fifth Dalai Lama started construction of Potala Palace, the city’s iconic landmark, in 1645. Today the fortresslike red-and-white UNESCO World Heritage Site, with over 1,000 rooms and 10,000 altars, does not allow the taking of photographs, so you must go see it for yourself. The Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa, adds considerable five-sta…

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