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Serenity pure

The building and architecture are great and the place oozzes history and charm. So many things to... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Altnau, Switzerland
Very old Buddhist monastery

I believe this is the oldest Buddhist monastery in Bhutan. It is now the national school of... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Manuel B
New York
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Dechencholing, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

The building and architecture are great and the place oozzes history and charm. So many things to look at and see. Just go and relax and enjoy.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

I believe this is the oldest Buddhist monastery in Bhutan. It is now the national school of astrology. Monks spend many years of study there. Climbing up the ladders, viewing the temple ceremonies and being blessed by a monk was a unique experience.

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Pangri Zampa is the monastery where my guide and driver took me for a special birthday blessing and purification ceremony. The temple is exquisite with a gorgeous statue of Buddha Tara inside. We made offerings and received blessings, and then lit butter lamps to send...More

1  Thank kbb202
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

This monastery dates back to 17th Century - Zhabdrung, Father Of Unification Of Bhutan. Today it’s the National Astrology School under the Central Monastic Body and all the county’s Astrologers gets studied here. We always include in our itinerary and all our clients love their...More

1  Thank Lee8811
Reviewed September 25, 2017

This place is ideal for the spiritual tour lover. If you are looking to know about Buddhism then you should visit this lots more of other monasteries.

Thank damsg07
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Two of the oldest monasteries are co-located here, Pangri Zampa Lhakhang and Zhabdrung Lhakhang, both of which are very old.

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

There are two temples in this place; Pangri Zampa Lhakhang and Zhabdrung Lhakhang. Latter was residence of Zhabdrung after he came to Bhutan. There are line of wonderful statues. The cypress that stands majestically in front of the main temple has so many interesting stories.

Thank sherabtenzin360
Reviewed January 28, 2017

All the Bhutanese Astrologers gets trained from this Buddhist Monks and all the learners are Monks. After their studies from this Central Astrology School they are sent to other Dzongs, Monasteries and Temples for any Astrology related rituals. We are lucky we visited this special...More

Thank Lee8811
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Pangri Zampa Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Bhutan. It is said to be the oldest Monastery in Bhutan located just north of Thimpu around 8 Kms from Thimphu on way to Tango & Cheri Goemba.

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