Lhasa Beijing Road , Beijing Road in Lhasa

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Plan your Lhasa tour? It is a must to walk on Beijing Road, especially Beiing East Road to feel the pulse of the vibrant capital city of Tibet – Lhasa.

Lhasa Beijing Road is the busiest and longest city avenue running from east to west with its middle section (Beijing Middle Road) passing by Potala Palace. The Beijing Road east of Potala Palace is called Beijing East Road; the Beijing Road west of Potala Palace known as Beijing West Road while its section passing by Potala Palace called Beijing Middle Road.

Beijing East Road
Beijing East Road is immersed into the diversified Tibetan cultural elements since the east section of Beijing Road is in the traditional Tibetan residential area and most of Lhasa’s ancient religious and historical sites are located around Beijing East Road. Ramoche Temple is to the north of Beijing Road while Barkhor Street and Jokhang Temple to the south of Beijing East Road.

On Lhasa East Road, you see the magnificent Tibetan houses lined along the street. The Beijing East Road is rife with butcher’s, groceries, fruit vendors, inns, hotes and small streetfront shops.

Three or Four-storey Tibetan buildings with its ground floor open to front stores for business.

Lhasa Pedicabs are an indispensablecity transportation tools in Lhasa.

Lhasa Pedicabs are an indispensablecity transportation tools in Lhasa.

Buy pork at a charcuterie

Buy pork at a charcuterie

A local food vendor sitting on the street of Beijing Road.

A local cake vendor sitting the street of Beijing Road.

A local vendor selling various dairy products

local vendor selling various dairy products

Baked potatos are sold in the Beijing east Road. 

Baked potatos are sold in the Beijing east Road.

A grocery

A grocery

A peach vendor

A peach vendor

A  Butcher’s
Rows of three Tibetan houses on Beijing East Road under blue sky. 

Rows of three Tibetan houses on Beijing East Road under blue sky.

 Cafe and bars on Beijing East Road

Cafe and bars on Beijing East Road

Beijing Middle Road
The Beijing Middle Road looks newer and fresher with bigger stores. Walking from Beijing East Road to the Beijing West Road, you will see some inns and hotel with good locations.
Lhasa Yak Hotel

Lhasa Yak Hotel

Kalash Hotel
A bus stop on the Beijing Road

A bus stop on the Beijing Road

Tibet Hongqiao Hotel

Tibet Hongqiao Hotel

 
Modern shopping mall and hotel

Modern shopping mall and hotel

Club and mart

Club and mart

International fashion brands found here

International fashion brands found here

The Beijing Road meets Potala Palace.

he Beijing Road or Beijing Middle Road passes by the south of Potala Palace.

The Beijing Road (Middle Road)  passes by Potala Palace

The Beijing Road passes by Potala Palace

Beijing West Road.
Most of Han people and Muslims live around Beijing West Road. Quite different from the Tibetan elements on Beijng East Road, all the buildingd on Beijing West Road are built in the modern style like other big cities.
Beijing West Road

Beiing West Road

Large City Sculpture – Golden Yak

Large City Sculpture – Golden Yak

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