Barkhor Street

in Lhasa

Located in the heart of Lhasa, Barkhor Street is an ancient route used to circumambulate Jokhang Temple. On any given day, pilgrims and locals can be seen walking clockwise through the street, immersed in spiritual undertakings. It’s said that in 647, the first Tibetan King Sogtsen Gampo (617 – 650) built the Jokhang Temple. Due to its splendor, it quickly attracted thousands of Buddhist pilgrims. As a result , a trodden path appeared, the start of Barkhor Street.

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  • January 25, 2017