Barkhor Street is also called Bajiao Street. It is located at the old area of Lhasa city. It is the most famous business street and the street for Prayering. This is the best place keeping the ancient features and living style.
Barkhor Street is surrounding the Jokhang Temple. There are many Buddhist pilgrims attracted by Jokhang Temple, so Barkhor Street became the place for pilgrims walk clockwise there from dawn to dark. When they do this, they hold the prayer wheels or progress body-lengths by body-lengths along the street.
The Barkhor Street today attracts many people as varies shops. The Thangka is most famous one here.