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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. See Barkhor Street and all Lhasa has to offer by arranging your trip with our Lhasa family vacation planner.
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  • The Pilgrims walk clockwise around the Johkang temple on this Street. Everyone is most welcome to join the group. To say that this is as fascinating experience is an understatement. 
  • 八角街又叫八廓街是環繞著大昭寺的街道,對多數觀光客而言,八廓街就是購買紀念品的所在,但是一大早店家都未開門,八廓街已是人潮洶湧了。除了興盛的商業活動,八廓街更重要的角色是藏人轉經的街道,人手一個轉經筒,順時鐘繞著街道路念著咒一路轉一路走。晨光灑在穿著藏族服裝的老婦白髮上,看著他們虔誠的轉著經筒,一股崇敬的感覺油然而生,這是每天早上都匯聚集人潮的宗教活動,跟大昭寺前瞌長頭的信徒,這應是較入世的信眾的...  more »
  • Absolutely the best in Lhasa! I would have liked to stay longer, so much to look at, and document! Such strong sensations!
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  • 风情街吧,走在其中感觉自己都变美了
  • 小商品市场,值得一逛
  • 很多在地小店、藏餐館 ,十分熱鬧。
  • 值得一看
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