in Tibet Autonomous Region, China
- Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 29.658 and 91.128 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 29° 39' 29" and E 91° 7' 39"
- 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: 07:12 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:42 am and 5:37 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,4 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: 2023-02-06 08:07:33
Jibenggang in Tibet Autonomous Region is a city in China about 1,592 mi (or 2,561 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital city.
Local time in Jibenggang is now 07:12 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 2 airports in the vicinity of Jibenggang. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 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 1 mi (or 1 km), West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lhasa, Niu, Nam, Caina and Konggar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 8°C / 47 °F
|Morning Temperature||-4°C / 26 °F|
|Evening Temperature||6°C / 44 °F|
|Night Temperature||4°C / 39 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||999 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Tuesday, 7th of February 2023
3°C (37 °F)
-2°C (28 °F)
Light snow, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 8th of February 2023
3°C (37 °F)
-3°C (27 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.
Thursday, 9th of February 2023
5°C (41 °F)
0°C (33 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The St. Regis Lhasa Resort
Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa
Tibet Minzu Hotel - Lhasa
The Tibet Cang-gyan Lhasa Hotel
Xinding Hotel - Lhasa
MIN SHAN JIN SHENG HOTEL
Min Shan Tibetan
Lingtsang Boutique Hotel
Tibet Jingu Hotel
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet - China Travel Channel
Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet, China http://www.myvideomedia.de English see below [dt.] Vom Dach unseres Hotels in Lhasa hat man einen schönen Ausblick auf den Potala-Palast. Dann liegt der...
Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet - China Travel Channel
Jokhang Temple in Lhasa http://www.myvideomeda.com English see below Der Jokhang-Tempel, Tibets größtes Heiligtum, steht im Zentrum von Lhasa. Pilger umrunden ihn im Uhrzeigersinn auf dem.
Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jokhang_Temple.
Lhasa im November 2007 (heile Welt?)
Im vergangenen Herbst '07 war ich selber in Tibet und natürlich in Lhasa. Wir hatten vor, nach der letzjärigen Gruppenreise nach Indien diesmal mit unseren Teilnehmern nach Lhasa zu fliegen......
Pilgrims at the Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
Pilgrims doing prostrations in front of the Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jokhang_Temple.
Tibet Lhasa Jokhang Temple チベット ラサ ジョカン寺前の五体投地
2007/6/20 Tibet Lhasa Jokhang Temple チベット自治区の首府「ラサ」にあるチベット仏教の寺院、ジョカン寺の前で五体投地する信者（中国名大昭寺）
Lhasa : La Gran Plaza, Monumento de liberacion del Tibet,
http://www.minube.com/rincon/25183 Panoramica a la gran plaza de Lhasa, en honor a la liberacion del tibet. China.
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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 Potala Palace is located in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of Chenresig or Avalokitesvara. The Potala Palace was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala, India, during the 1959 Tibetan uprising.
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.
Namgyal Monastery is a Tibetan buddhist monastery closely associated with all the Dalai Lamas since the third. Namgyal Monastery is the personal monastery of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama. Its primary role is to assist with rituals involving the Dalai Lama of Tibet. Its main tantric practices reportedly include those of Kalachakra, Yamantaka, Chakrasamvara, Guhyasamaja, and Vajrakilaya.
Mindrolling Monastery (pronounced MINH-droh-lyng) is one of the six major monasteries of the Nyingma school in Tibet. It was founded by Rigzin Terdak Lingpa in 1676. Tendrak Lingpa's lineage is known as the Nyo lineage. Mindrolling, in Tibetan means "Place of Perfect Emancipation". It is located in Zhanang County, Shannan Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, approximately 43 kilometers east of the Lhasa airport, on the south side of the Tsangpo river.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Jibenggang.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Jêbumgang, རྗེ་འབུམ་སྒང, Jibenggang, 吉崩岗, Jibenggang Jiedao, 吉崩岗街道