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Barkhor Street, Lhasa

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Take a walk along Barkhor Street, which encircles a temple and showcases many different aspects of Tibetan culture. Reputedly the street evolved out of the worn track made by visiting pilgrims in the years following the temple's construction; devotees still perform the ritual circumambulation today, holding prayer rules as they move in a clockwise direction. Varied stalls and shops sit on both sides of the street, selling locally made handicrafts, religious icons, and clothing. Stop for some refreshment at one of the many teahouses, and watch the daily life of the locals all around. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Lhasa holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Barkhor Street and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • 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 Ti...  more »
  • Octagonal street surrounds the Jokhang Temple, which is a Tibetan-style old street. There are a lot of shops selling all kinds of hand letters, there is a smaller temple, around the wheel, many visitors also compact past to turn.
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  • The eight-profile street in the old Town of Tulsa, an old-fashioned Tibetan sensation, revolves around the Jokhang temple to the Saints, strolling through the Budala Palace in the Highlands, remembering to walk in the direction of the needle.
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  • Because it is dark at 9:30 PM here, we have enough time to walk around the Barkhor street and look for some interesting souvenir. Saw many locals also walk and pray around the temple! Whatever they talk or rest, they always took 法輪 and pray any time。
  • The picture at the top is wrong and it is not a tourist destination unless you need help from the police. People are posting about this in error.
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  • Eight profiles are the business center and busiest streets of the old City of La. The eight-profile loop is made up of eight profiles, eight profiles South Street, eight profiles and eight profiles. The eight-story is the oldest street in LA, the ancient pine sponsorship dry cloth and princess came migration to LA, first built the temple, the Tibetan Buddhists began to orbit around the temple, gradually forming a path that became the middle path of the three-way road, and the Tibetans called it the "Holy Road", and the Tibetan language "outline" meant " Turn the way. " The eight profile is a single line, walking on the eight-profile, must be consistent with the rotation of the rotating cylinder, that is, the needle walking. Many believers in the streets have been kneeling on their feet.
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  • 20171002, 18:49 八廓街 八廓街是圍繞大昭寺的轉經道,步行八廓街時能見到信徒依循順時鐘方向伏地膜拜,我是沒有宗教信仰的人,逆著走看到了不一樣的風景,也是在這裡給予掰腳轉經的小妹妹小鈔,卻在最後看到她蹦蹦跳跳的那一幕。 @關於宗教信仰這件事,非常喜歡導遊倫珠說過的一句話,「唸的經再多,跪拜的再多,如果沒有心存善念,做好事,那一切都是枉然。」

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Look along the knotted streets of the eastern district of Lhasa for a number of welcoming guesthouses and storied hotels, close to the main Tibetan attractions around Jokhang Temple. With a little more age and character than options out west, the accommodations in this district attract seasoned travelers and cultural enthusiasts. Out to the west sit a good deal more chain hotels and towering hotel and mall complexes, offering a range of additional facilities, such as swimming pools, restaurants, and karaoke bars.
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