The Barkhor area is the part of the old town of Lhasa around the Barkhor square and the Jokhang temple. It contains a pilgrimage circuit that proceeds clockwise around the Jokhang temple, as well as many shops, stalls, teahouses and hawkers. Here is where tourists can find Tibetan jewellery, handicrafts and other Tibetan items.
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