in Tibet Autonomous Region, China
- Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (Unesco heritage, 3 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 29.668 and 91.164 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 29° 40' 4" and E 91° 9' 50"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Yuan Renminbi - CNY
- Spoken languages:
- Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 09:39 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:45 am and 5:47 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Cangrecun in Tibet Autonomous Region is a place in China about 1,589 mi (or 2,558 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital city.
Current time in Cangrecun is now 09:39 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 2 airports near Cangrecun. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 48 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jibenggang, Lhasa, Niu, Nam and Caina. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 56 °F
|Morning Temperature||10°C / 50 °F|
|Evening Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Night Temperature||9°C / 48 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 97% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Monday, 27th of September 2021
10°C (49 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 28th of September 2021
14°C (56 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.
Wednesday, 29th of September 2021
10°C (50 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The St. Regis Lhasa Resort
GAKYILING HOTEL TIBET STYLE
Lingtsang Boutique Hotel
BRAHMAPUTRA GRAND HOTEL
Tibet Minzu Hotel - Lhasa
The Tibet Cang-gyan Lhasa Hotel
Tibet Jingu Hotel
SAI KANG HOTEL POTALA PALACE
InterContinental Hotels LHASA PARADISE
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
The Jokhang,, also called the Qokang Monastery, Jokang, Jokhang Temple, Jokhang Monastery or Zuglagkang, is located on Barkhor Square in Lhasa. For most Tibetans it is the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. It is in some regards pan-sectarian, but is controlled by the Gelug school. The temple's architectural style is a mixture of Indian vihara design, Chinese Tang Dynasty design, and Nepalese design. It was founded during the reign of king Songsten Gampo.
Tibet University is the largest university in Tibet. It has two campuses: one in Lhasa and one in Nyingchi.
The Barkhor is an area of narrow streets and a public square located around Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet. The Barkor is a popular devotional circumabulation for pilgrims and locals. The walk was about one kilometre long and encircled the entire Jokhang, the former seat of the State Oracle in Lhasa called the Muru Nyingba Monastery, and a number of nobles' houses including Tromzikhang and Jamkhang.
Drapchi Prison, or Lhasa Prison No. 1 is the largest prison in Tibet, located in Lhasa. Originally built as a Tibetan military garrison, Drapchi was transformed into a prison after the 1959 Tibetan uprising. It officially opened as a prison in 1965 and consists of a series of nine units and has recently been expanded and restructured.
Banak Shöl Hotel
Banak Shöl Hotel is a historic hotel in the city of Lhasa, Tibet. It is located at 8 Beijing Road. The hotel is known for its distinctive wooden verandas. The Nam-Tso Restaurant is located inside the hotel and is popular with tourists visiting Lhasa.
Tsomon Ling, Tsomonling, Tsome Ling, Chomoling (Tsho smon gling - pronounced 'Tsemonling') is a temple in inner Lhasa, south of the Ramoche Temple, and on the corner of one of the main roads, Dekyi Shar Lam. It was one of the Four Royal Colleges or Regency Temples (Ling Shi or gLing bzhi) of Lhasa built during the 17th century after the Fifth Dalai Lama assumed both temporal as well as spiritual power. The other three Ling are Tengye Ling, Kunde Ling, and Drib Tsemchok Ling.
Tromzikhang, is a historic building in Barkhor, Lhasa in Tibet. It is located northwest of Jokhang temple at the corner of the left side of Barkhor Tromshung Jang (street). It was demolished in the 1990s except for the magnificent facade. Today Tromzikhang is a notable market in Lhasa and a housing complex.
Beer in Tibet
The production of beer in Tibet is a relatively recent phenomenon given the traditional prohibition of alcohol consumption in Tibetan Buddhism. The Chinese established the Lhasa Brewery Company in 1988, which is located in Lhasa. It is the highest brewery in the world and its brand, Lhasa Beer, is currently entering the American market.
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