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Thimphu, Bhutan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can see great idols of the Buddhas and worship here. The painting are marvelous. The Bhutanese families visit here with children this place being sacred.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the countless monasteries lining up this Buddhist kingdom..... of course, each monastery has its own unique ambience and charm. This monastery is of importance to the locals... childless couples pray here in the belief that the prayer will help their cause....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful monastery at bhutan thimphu as their was the carving on the woods and people are so talented over their that they dont need people or worker to nget their work done they thierselves do the work.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is a place to witness the religious fervour of the Bhutanese people. For the tourist in you, the rear of the building gives majestic views of the city of Thimphu. Recommended for a short trip as part of the city tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Filiform
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

My visit to this temple provided me a glimpse into local culture. I saw more locals than tourists during my visit here. Local couples bring their newborn children for blessings and naming. Bumped into a couple with a 3 day old child! It’s a small...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Small temple which can be assessed after a small climb of steps.. Local people bring their children here for naming ceremony and for their well being... Very serene and nice !!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sumant S
Reviewed October 11, 2018

A small temple visited by locals for naming ceremonies. It is one of several built by the 4th Desi (who also built the Tiger's nest). I have found that all of his temples have a beautifully serene atmosphere about them. Ideal for meditating.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Audrey C
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This temple is located above the thimphu city. The local people frequently visit the temple to offer prayers and offering. A nice place to visit. Can get very crowded as there are a lot of visitors going there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bhutanlhayul
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

At the end of a flight of stairs is the oldest temple. People come here for naming their kids. Multiple prayer wheels around the temple.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SMSnotliterally
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Simple-looking from the outside. Beautiful inside, with such peaceful vibes that it’s worth sitting down for a meditation when it is not too crowded. Lots of locals take their babies here to be named.

Date of experience: September 2018
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