traditional lifestyle and appearance of Lhasa's Old City district are well preserved
in Barkhore Street: The stone houses, and the man-laid stone roads, Barkhore Street
is the commercial center in Tibet shops line one next to another. Here visitors
can get everything Tibetan they could hope for, such as the prayer-wheels, the
boots and hats, robes, and bags.Commodities made in India and Nepal can also be
found here.There are many art galleries and stores for arts and crafts, which
specialize in thankas. The thankas are paintings of Buddha.Brightly colored and
vividly depicted. Artisans paint and sell thankas on the street.