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Barkhor Street

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Open Open from 1/1-12/31
Recommended sightseeing time: 1-2 hours
Address: Chengguan District,Lhasa City

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Bakuo Street, also known as Bajiao Street, is located in the old city of Lhasa, about ten minutes walk from the Potala Palace, is around the Jokhang Temple built a most prosperous business street in Lhasa, is around the Jokhang Temple built a most prosperous business street in Lhasa, more than 1300 years ago. Bakuo Street consists of Bakuo East Street, Bakuo West Street, Bakuo South Street and Bakuo North Street. There are many ramps in the street. There are different entrances and exits. You need to pass security check and identification cards (or carry your ID card at any time in Lhasa). Many places require identification checks to enter. Bakuo Street is a single street around the Jokhang Temple, the original streets, Tibetans called "holy road." Now developed into a combination of religious street, sightseeing street, folk street, cultural street, commercial street and shopping street. When you turn around at a certain time in the morning and evening, you will see many believers, who turn around the outer edge of the Jokhang Temple strictly in a clockwise direction. Come to Bakuo Street to taste Tibetan food, the Magi Ami Tavern is a place where many people come to punch in. In addition to all kinds of traditional Tibetan handicrafts, there are many ethnic trinkets, clothing and other sales. You can also find a photography museum, wearing special Tibetan clothes to take photos.

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Barkhor Street, also known as Bajiao Street located in Lhasa, Tibet. The street is a well known ancient street representing the culture and folk customs of Tibet. While walking on the street, you can experience what life was like in the past, and experience the food and culture of natives to Lhasa. You can view and learn things from traditional dress, and dances, to traditional meals, to the architecture of the town itself, which has been well preserved throughout the years. Barkhor Street is a must-visit location to experience in Lhasa.
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