Samyai
in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.330 and 91.506 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 19' 47" and E 91° 30' 20"
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: 04:37 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:59 am and 6:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 4,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.

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Delve into Samyai

Samyai in Tibet Autonomous Region is located in China about 1,585 mi (or 2,551 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital town.

Current time in Samyai is now 04:37 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 3 airports close to Samyai. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 36 mi (or 58 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 33 mi (or 52 km), North-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chaqi, Dopozhang, Layu, Naidong and Changzhug. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 999 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 3rd of July 2020

19°C (66 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 4th of July 2020

21°C (69 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.

Sunday, 5th of July 2020

18°C (65 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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The Brahmaputra and the Samye monastery (Tsetang - Tibet - China)

Published: September 08, 2011
Length: 50:40 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: valpard

(EN) The Samye Monastery or Samye Gompa is the first Buddhist monastery built in Tibet, was most probably constructed between 775 and 779 CE under the patronage of King Trisong Detsen of Tibet.


TIBET - SAMYE and DORJIDRAK MONASTERY

Published: November 10, 2010
Length: 45:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yotubo333

Viatge al Tibet, setembre 2010.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Samye

The Samye Monastery or Samye Gompa is the first Buddhist monastery built in Tibet, was most probably first constructed between 775 and 779 CE under the patronage of King Trisong Detsen of Tibet who sought to revitalize Buddhism, which had declined since its introduction by King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century. The monastery is located in Dranang, Shannan Prefecture. It was supposedly modeled on the design of Odantapuri monastery in what is now Bihar, India.

Located at 29.3255, 91.5037 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
770s establishments, Religious organizations established in the 8th century, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Nyingma, Shannan Prefecture

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sang-i, Sangye, བསམ་ཡས, 桑耶