VIEWS: 6 PAGES: 1 CATEGORY: Travel POSTED ON: 8/15/2012
When you plan to have Tibet travel, first you will know some place worth visiting. Here we will talk about the Barkhor Street in Lhasa.
Barkhor Street in Lhasa When you plan to have Tibet travel, first you will know some place worth visiting. Here we will talk about the Barkhor Street in Lhasa. Located in the old city of Lhasa, Barkhor Street is well-known for Circumanbulation and commercial center, has kept the ancient city of traditional outlook and way of living completely. It is only a single original street or ritual walk path around the Jokhang Temple that Tibetan called " Saint path ". It is gradually extended to around the old street next to the Jokhang Temple. Barkhor Street lives for building the Jokhang Temple and has developed along with the development and construction of the Jokhang Temple , which has a history of 1300 years. When evening prayer time arrives, all kinds of people from different places just like received a silent order in sudden, after a short uproar prayers began walking strictly in a clockwise direction along the ring road. Barkhor Street retains the original style of the ancient city of Lhasa for the streets paved with stones by hand polished, next to which stands the old Tibetan houses. In the street center there is a giant censer, has diffused fireworks day and night. If you want to have China and Tibet travel, it's better for you to travel from Beijing to Lhasa or by Tibetan railway that you can enjoy the difference of Chinese culture and scenery in areas.
"Barkhor Street in Lhasa"