China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

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China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

Tourists pose for souvenir photos in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. China is barring foreign travelers from Tibet over a period of several weeks that includes a pair of sensitive political anniversaries. Travel agencies contacted Wednesdaysaid foreign tourists would not be allowed into the Himalayan region until April 1.

China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

Tourists pose for souvenir photos in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. China is barring foreign travelers from Tibet over a period of several weeks that includes a pair of sensitive political anniversaries. Travel agencies contacted Wednesdaysaid foreign tourists would not be allowed into the Himalayan region until April 1.

China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

People perform dance to celebrate the Tibetan New Year in Doilungdeqen of Lhasa, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. China is barring foreign travelers from Tibet over a period of several weeks that includes a pair of sensitive political anniversaries. Travel agencies contacted Wednesdaysaid foreign tourists would not be allowed into the Himalayan region until April 1.
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