Lhasa
in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.650 and 91.100 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 38' 59" and E 91° 5' 59"
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: 07:50 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:58 am and 5:23 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
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Delve into Lhasa

Lhasa in Tibet Autonomous Region with it's 118,721 habitants is a city located in China about 1,593 mi (or 2,564 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital town.

Current time in Lhasa is now 07:50 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 2 airports closer to Lhasa. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 43 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 2 km), North-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jibenggang, 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: 9°C / 48 °F

Morning Temperature -1°C / 30 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 19%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 14% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Friday, 18th of October 2019

11°C (51 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 19th of October 2019

11°C (53 °F)
5°C (40 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 20th of October 2019

12°C (53 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

LHASA Hotel

Address
0,1 mi
1 MINZU MIDDLE ROAD
850008 Lhasa
China

Time Information

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


Chengxiang Dongguan Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
No.15-1 East Jinzhu Road
850006 Lhasa
China

Time Information

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


Lanze Holiday Hotel Booking upon request, HRS will contact you to confirm

Address
1,3 mi
No.40 West Jinzhu Road
850032 Lhasa
China

Time Information

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


Lhasa Shangri-La Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
19 norbulingka road,
850000 Lhasa
China

Time Information

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


SAI KANG HOTEL POTALA PALACE

Address
1,5 mi
25 BEIJING EAST ROAD CHENGGUAN DISTRICT
850000 LHASA
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


MIN SHAN JIN SHENG HOTEL

Address
1,3 mi
XUEXINCUN ROAD
850000 Lhasa
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Min Shan Tibetan

Address
1,3 mi
2A Xuexin Village
850000 Lhasa
China

Time Information

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


Xinding Hotel - Lhasa

Address
1,2 mi
No. 8 Jinzhu 2nd Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, China
850000 Lhasa
China

Time Information

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


Lhasa Sunrise Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
75 West Jinzhu Road, Lasa, Tibet
850000 Lasha
China

Time Information

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


TIBET HOTEL

Address
0,8 mi
64 MIDDLE BEIJING ROAD
850001 Lasa
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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

Published: June 28, 2012
Length: 16:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: myVideoMedia GmbH

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...


Tibet Travel Adventure Part 1 - The Forbidden City

Published: August 29, 2012
Length: 46:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: mussolumfamily

The first of a 3 part series on Tibet by travel & videography tragic Adam Mussolum.


Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet - China Travel Channel

Published: May 13, 2014
Length: 30:15 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: myVideoMedia GmbH

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.


Lhasa, Tibet: Pilgrims & Monks, Narrated

Published: September 23, 2007
Length: 26:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TravelWithMike

The video includes The Barkhor area, The Jokhang, and several monasteries such as the Drepung, Ganden, and the Sera Monasteries. Local monks and pilgrims are thought out this video. I spend...


Sera Monastery - Lhasa, Tibet, China

Published: December 07, 2011
Length: 21:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa

http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-00be-80cc-45b7?ytv2=1 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Sera Monastery Lhasa Built in 1419 by a pupil of ...


Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet

Published: November 15, 2008
Length: 55:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bob Witlox

Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jokhang_Temple.


Journey to Tibet 2013

Published: January 18, 2014
Length: 48:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ndroeify


Lhasa im November 2007 (heile Welt?)

Published: March 23, 2008
Length: 27:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 511markus

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

Published: November 15, 2008
Length: 29:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bob Witlox

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

Published: April 06, 2009
Length: 14:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: jshirakawa

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)


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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.

Lhasa

Lhasa is the administrative capital and a prefecture-level city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. It is the second most populous city on the Tibetan Plateau, after Xining, and at an altitude of 3,490 metres, Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world. The city contains many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and Norbulingka palaces, many of which are located in Chengguan District, the city seat.

Located at 29.65, 91.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Tibet, Holy cities, Lhasa, Lhasa Prefecture, Prefectures of Tibet, Capitals of former nations

Potala Palace

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.

Located at 29.6578, 91.1169 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist buildings in Tibet, World Heritage Sites in Tibet, Royal residences in Tibet, Palaces in Tibet, Forts in Tibet, Dzongs of Tibet, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Buddhist pilgrimages, Houses completed in 1694, Lhasa

Jokhang

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.

Located at 29.6531, 91.1314 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Tibet, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, World Heritage Sites in Tibet, Lhasa

Norbulingka

Norbulingka is a palace and surrounding park in Lhasa, Tibet, built from 1755. It served as the traditional summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas from the 1780s up until the 14th Dalai Lama's exile in 1959. Part of the "Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace", Norbulingka is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and was added as an extension of this Historic Ensemble in 2001. It was built by the 7th Dalai Lama and served both as administrative centre and religious centre.

Located at 29.6539, 91.0917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Tibet, World Heritage Sites in Tibet, World Heritage Sites in China, Lhasa, Tibetan Buddhist places, Visitor attractions in Tibet, Parks in China

Namgyal Monastery

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.

Located at 29.6597, 91.1169 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, 1575 establishments, Religious organizations established in the 1570s, Gelug monasteries

Lhasa Hotel

Lhasa Hotel is one of the modern accommodation settlements built in the holy city of Lhasa, Tibet, a 4-star hotel at an altitude of 3600m. It is located northeast of Norbu Lingka. Completed in September 1985 it is located near Norbulingka in the western suburbs of the city and is the flagship of CITS's installations in Tibet. It accommodates about 1000 guests and visitors to Lhasa. Lhasa Hotel is one of the few international 4-star hotels in Tibet.

Located at 29.6581, 91.0947 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotels in Tibet, Lhasa

Chokpori

Chokpori, Chagpori, Chagpo Ri is a sacred hill in the city of Lhasa in Tibet. It south of the Potala and just to the left when one is facing the Potala. It is considered to be one of the four holy mountains of central Tibet. It was the site of the most famous medical school Tibet, known as the Mentsikhang, which was founded in 1413. It was conceived of by Lobsang Gyatso, the "Great" 5th Dalai Lama, and completed by the Regent Sangye Gyatso shortly before 1697.

Located at 29.6522, 91.1095 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lhasa, Mountains of Tibet

Tsomon Ling

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.

Located at 29.6567, 91.13 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lhasa, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Gelug monasteries, History of Tibet, 17th-century establishments

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