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Located in the heart of old Lhasa, this circular route is the oldest street in the city dating back to the foundation of the Jokhang
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Chengguan District, Lhasa 851500, China
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"prayer wheels"
in 36 reviews
"shops selling"
in 11 reviews
"interesting street"
in 4 reviews
"walk clockwise"
in 8 reviews
"local merchants"
in 3 reviews
"great shopping area"
in 3 reviews
"clockwise direction"
in 7 reviews
"both sides"
in 5 reviews
"shop owners"
in 3 reviews
"buy souvenirs"
in 5 reviews
"prayer flags"
in 10 reviews
"for sale"
in 4 reviews
"incense burners"
in 4 reviews
"tibetan quarter"
in 3 reviews
"traditional clothing"
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"yak butter"
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"tea house"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your senses will be overwhelmed with the majesty of Barkhor Street. It is wonderful. So colourful and vibrant!

Thank CharlotteHarvey
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Barkhor Street is a magical place showing the original outlook of Lhasa.. Varied shops stand on its both sides and thousands of floating stands are on every corner. Most of them offer the prayer wheels, long-sleeve 'chuba' (the Tibetan people's traditional clothes), Tibetan knives and...More

2  Thank RICARDO CALIXTO C
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Worth a look, interesting wares, some amazing art.. Make sure you take the time to watch the people, praying, protestations,

Thank David M
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Well Barkhor Street , a local ancient market street that goes around jokhang temple . This street gives an experience you have thought of while thinking of tibet and its people. From locals, pilgrims and business people from all around Tibet could be encountered as...More

Thank Tashi S
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

This is a lively market street in old Lhasa, with a very strong character. We visited in January, we didn't see any tourists there, but a lot of pilgrims from all parts of Tibet. Don't miss it!

Thank Juana S
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This historical site not far from the Potala Palace is a sacred place for many Tibetans to worship the god at the door of a temple just right there. Visitors may have the opportunity to witness how Tibetans carry out their worship with humble manner...More

Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Bakhor Street is located at the older section of Lhasa which is rich with Tibetan Culture instead of the Chinese culture. The Jokhang Temple is also located within the Barkhor Square. Here you can a lots of pilgrim circling the Jokhang Temple especially around the...More

Thank Wong S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Barkhor Street is the perfect place to unwind when one visits Lhasa. Situated in the heart of the city, this street becomes the hub of both commercial & spiritual activities as its shops circles the famous Jokhang Temple. I had the pleasure of staying at...More

Thank Nobi L
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Many Tibetans participate in this daily circuit in Barkhor St, as do tourists. I did feel like I was intruding by being there and watching the many older Tibetans with their prayer wheels and beads. This is obviously a part of their daily life and...More

Thank md00ley
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

This is an amazing street, just follow the pilgrims and walk in circles. Shops are a bit boring, except those tea places where you can take a break and have some tea for like 1RMB each cup.

Thank xiliu82
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