in Tibet Autonomous Region, China
- Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (Unesco heritage, 33 mi)
- 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: 01:20 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:45 am and 5:28 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Wikipedia
- 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: 2023-01-27 08:10:42
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 01:20 PM (Saturday). 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: 9°C / 48 °F
|Morning Temperature||-3°C / 27 °F|
|Evening Temperature||5°C / 41 °F|
|Night Temperature||3°C / 37 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1009 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Sunday, 29th of January 2023
10°C (50 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Monday, 30th of January 2023
11°C (52 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 31st of January 2023
8°C (47 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
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The Brahmaputra and the Samye monastery (Tsetang - Tibet - China)
(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.
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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 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.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sang-i, Sangye, བསམ་ཡས, 桑耶