Introduction to Barkhor Street (八阔街)
Barkhor Street is an area of narrow streets and a public square located around Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet. The Barkor is a popular devotional circumabulation for pilgrims and locals. The walk was about one kilometre long and encircled the entire Jokhang, the former seat of the State Oracle in Lhasa is called the Muru Nyingba Monastery, and a number of nobles' houses which include Tromzikhang and Jamkhang.
Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa
Admission Fee: Free
Jokhang Temple, Magyia Ngami Restaurant, Xueyu Thangka Craft Store
1. Due to Tibetan traditions you should walk in a clockwise along Barkhor Street.
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