Visit Barkhor Street

Visit Barkhor Street

Visit Barkhor Street is one program which is kind of Must-Have when visiting Tibet. Barkhor street is of the most well-known Tibet Attractions that the streets many Tibetans wander around. It follows the Barkhor pilgrims’ route that encircles the Jokhang temple.

The walk was about one kilometer long and encircled the entire Jokhang temple, the former seat of the State Oracle in Lhasa called the Muru Nyingba Monastery, and a number of nobles’ houses including Tromzikhang and Jamkhang. There were four large incense burners which also called “Sang-kang” being built in the four cardinal directions, with incense burning constantly, in order to please the Buddhas for protecting the Jokhang temple.

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