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Changangkha Lhakhang

Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 17 81 45 14
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Thimphu, Bhutan
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"oldest temple"
in 10 reviews
"beautiful temple"
in 7 reviews
"naming ceremony"
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"prayer wheels"
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"inner sanctum"
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"main shrine"
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"local bhutanese"
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"thimphu city"
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"excellent view"
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"peaceful place"
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"prayer flags"
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"blessing"
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"deity"
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"newborn"
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"compassion"
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"century"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest temple,people come with there new born for naming ceremony, to pray for good health.It is believed the gid here protect the kids.Behind the temple u can enjoy the whole view of Thimphu city.

1  Thank Shveta S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited it in later half of December afternoon, hence after climbing a flight of steps, there were chilly winds gushing past. It is an old and simple monastery where we didn't find much tourists, hence it was much peaceful. You can't clicks pics once...More

Thank SmilingMysticCloud
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited this place on 10th December. This popular temple, perched like a fortress on a ridge above central Thimphu, hums with pilgrim activity. It was established in the 12th century on a site chosen by Lama Phajo Drukgom Shigpo, who came from Ralung in...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

Changangkha Lhakhang temple was a short distance from our hotel. We explored it ourselves, but we had a excellent guided tour with ABC tours of Bhutan. Our excellent guide Dorji had explained the history and the religious background of this temple. There are great views...More

Thank cagatravel
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

Amazing statute of Buddha but also you get great views over Thimphu valley from the site. Also as you travel around Thimphu it can be seen from lots of places.

Thank trentsider
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

good place for a visit and reset the mind, not too crowded and full of spiritual energy, a must for people adoring cultural heritage

Thank Dimitar G
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Just spent a week visiting Bhutan with a fabulous guide (Vijay from Keys To Bhutan) and driver (Phub). We were looked after from start to finish and had the most amazing time. I can thoroughly recommend visiting this country, it is wonderful. It has a...More

Thank BlueNun911
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

This monastery has a very special place in heart of people of Thimphu. They get their kids here for naming ceremony. This is actually very quite and peaceful monastery. You would get a whole city view from here.

Thank Sanket1106
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

This was our second spot during Thimpu sightseeing. The temple can be reached after climbing a few steep steps. As told by our guide new born babies are brought to this temple for ceremonies. We did find two couple with cute babies praying in the...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

This is a special place where the people take their children. How can you miss this place and miss the beautiful faces of their children, their innocence as they run around the court yard and their interactions with their parents and their other friends? It...More

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