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This is a iconic place in Bhutan history. Its a monetary where ypu can go and see monks pray. This... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
HCVL
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Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
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As i visit the site during the festival it was colorful and beautiful.

Kurjey Lhakang, also known as the Kurjey Monastery, is located in the Bumthang valley in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Drukpaman
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Thimphu, Bhutan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a iconic place in Bhutan history. Its a monetary where ypu can go and see monks pray. This temple has two paintings with a deep meaning which i immediately fell in love with. The story behind this temple is also very interesting and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kurjey Lhakang, also known as the Kurjey Monastery, is located in the Bumthang valley in the Bumthang district of Bhutan. This is the final resting place of the remains of the first three Kings of Bhutan. Also, a large tree behind one of the temple...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

a bit diff with other temple as it is good look from outside, 3 big building and getting beautiful outlook of it. good for visit

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

It was in the year 2017, i was fornunate to visit Kurje Lhakhang with my friend to Bumthang and able to visit that Lhakhang. In the temple there is a meditating cave of Guru Rinpoche. It was believed that if you could pray in that...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

It was a beautiful Spring days! I'd visited to one of the most sacred sites in Bhutan as once Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava), second Buddha of Tibetan Buddhism, meditated here in the 8th century. When Padmasambhava arrived to Bumthang, he went to a place where there...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

A nice temple to visit and to get some holy water if you are interested. The holy water site is a slight trudge uphill but manageable - a 3 to 5 min walk . It also houses the largest Buddha statue in Bhutan. Worth a...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The temple is named after the body imprint of Guru Rinpoche who introduced Buddhism in Bhutan. We were the only visitors here on the cold January evening. A biting wind was flowing; it was impossible to stand in the open for more than a few...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

We visited in group with local guide. Only 3 other tourists. As all the Dzongs-chortens we saw: every location has his own story and amazing details to see.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Normally its two to three days travelling journey for tourist to reach Bumthang from Paro/ Thimphu. Driving via Wangdue phordrang toward Trongsa, one will come across beautiful landscape and breathtaking scenes of nature. Driving through Jakar town and then driving through small villages you will...More

Thank FourApproachesTA
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We walked through Jakar town and then through a small village before reaching this beautiful temple. The mythological story associated with this temple is also fascinating. If you don't have time, you could drive to the temple as well.

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Response from Joji J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We were in Bhutan for 14 days in Jan 2018. Two nights are sufficient in most places. But if you could spend more, then it should be in Phobjika Valley. We fell in love with the energy in that valley! Don't miss the 4Km... More
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