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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This temple was built by Pema Lingpa in the early 1500s. Some of the wall paintings may date from that time. The temple could use some renovation. We were the only people there at the time. There is an iron chainmail shirt which weighs well...More

Thank divermom3
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

The wall is the first thing that will attract you. One of the historical temple you would love to see. spend some time until you feel relaxed and peaceful inside.

Thank Nkapil
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Another old temple in Bhutan. Very quaint and nice just to see the historical line up of various places in Bhutan. This temple also houses monks who come there to study Buddhist scripts. The overall architecture is ancient and the temple provides a good idea...More

Thank Rambomenon
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

From Kurjey Lhakhang, one can hike about 30 minutes, crossing a suspension bridge, to this temple. Built beside the river, it is not as imposing as other temples. This temple was supposedly built by treasure finder Pema. The structure of this temple is a little...More

Thank LG_Kay
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

This temple was built by the saint, Pema Lingpa himself in 1501. The wall painting of the temple which is well preserved to date is regarded as one of the oldest in Bhutan. The temple also houses an iron net (super heavy.!) made by Pema...More

Thank yEeVoNy25
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

Built beside the river, it is not as imposing as other temples. Devotees are required to walk around it, internally several times. There is a historical chain robe, to be worn, weighing 20kgs. Also nearby was a local "dart" competition, which can consume a whole...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

A personal, spiritual experience. Only once you have personally exposed yourself to be in the moment, only then can you fully grasp this experience.

Thank Reinwin
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Tamshing Lhakhang was founded in 1501 by Pema Lingpa, the treasure hunter. The temple contains works from a fundamental interest in the history of painting in this region of Bhutan. It is also, with the Gangtey Gompa Black Mountains, one of the places where the...More

Thank karma w
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Reviewed 24 December 2014

This temple was supposedly built by treasure finder Pema (Lingpa) and still retain the wall paintings done during that time. The structure of this temple is little different from others and as Pema was short, the ceiling is very low here. It has 2 stories...More

Thank vamsally
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