Kêsum
in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.162 and 91.765 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 9' 43" and E 91° 45' 54"
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: 02:07 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:28 am and 6:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 4,0 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: 2021-04-12 08:19:46

Explore Kêsum

Kêsum in Tibet Autonomous Region is a city in China about 1,579 mi (or 2,541 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital.

Local time in Kêsum is now 02:07 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kêsum. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 52 mi (or 84 km), 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 52 mi (or 84 km), North-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Changzhug, Naidong, Pozhang, Layu and Dopozhang. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 11°C / 52 °F

Morning Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 9%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Tuesday, 13th of April 2021

10°C (51 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 14th of April 2021

11°C (52 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

Thursday, 15th of April 2021

11°C (53 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Ya Long He Hotel

Address
4,8 mi
No.18 Hubei Avenue
856004 Shannan
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Shannan Huaxin Business

Address
4,6 mi
Sanxiang Dadao, Nadong County
856000 Shannan
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Shannan Hotel Domestic only

Address
5,0 mi
No.2 Hunan Road Nadong County Shannan Area
856100 Shannan
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Jinlong Business Hotel

Address
4,7 mi
18 Minzu Road
856100 Shannan
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Xuege Hotel

Address
5,1 mi
No.1 Hunan Avenue, Zedang Town
856000 Shannan
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


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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.

Yungbulakang Palace

Yumbulagang is an ancient palace in the Yarlung Valley, Nêdong County in the vicinity of Zêtang the seat of the prefectural administration of Lhoka, in the South of Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. According to legend it was the first building in Tibet and the palace of the first Tibetan king, Nyatri Tsenpo.

Located at 29.1441, 91.8002 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist buildings in Tibet, Forts in Tibet, Dzongs of Tibet, History of Tibet, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Tibetan Buddhist places, Palaces in Tibet

Tradruk Temple

Tradruk Temple, also written Changzhug Monastery, in the Yarlung Valley is the earliest great geomantic temple after the Jokhang - and some sources say it is even pre-dates the Jokhang. It is located in Nêdong County of Lhoka (Shannan) Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, about seven kilometres south of the county seat Tsetang.

Located at 29.1939, 91.7719 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Tibet, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Shannan Prefecture, Buddhist pilgrimages, 7th-century architecture, Tang Dynasty art

Yarlung Valley

The Yarlung Valley is formed by the Yarlung River and refers especially to the district where it joins with the Chongye River, and broadens out into a large plain about 2 km wide, before they flow north into the Yarlung Tsangpo River or Brahmaputra. It is situated in Nedong County of Lhokha Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The capital of Lhokha Prefecture, Zêtang, in the Yarlung Valley, is one of Tibet's largest cities, and is 183 km southeast of Lhasa.

Located at 29.2, 91.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Valleys of Tibet, Populated places in Tibet, History of Tibet

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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