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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Our last sight seeing for the tour is at Kyichu Lhakhang. This temple dates back 7th century, one of the last three durving temples, two in Bhutan and one in Tibet. Also known as Jokhang. Well preserved and still the worship place for Bhutanese people....More

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

It was the last place of our visit. We have been lucky to see Bhudda statue very near. Energetic place.

Thank Marco P
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Bhutan, and yes it’s spread over a beautiful scenic area. The stupa, the prayer wheels, the main temple complex everything is set in such a beautiful landscape, right at the lap of the mountain. I hiked...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2018

Nice monastery, it is considered among oldest in Bhutan and was built in 6th century. It is situated near Paro city.

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

Since we had already visited a lot of monasteries we decided to give this one a skip. We went all the way upto the gate clicked some photos and came back. Did not venture inside.

Thank Prathamesh S
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is the oldest temple in Bhutan. The Temple is not too big, but filled with amazing stories that linked up with Tibetan religious. There is an citrus plant grown inside the Temple, which believes it is grown naturally. Visitors are not allowed to take...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

not so big but old enough temple in bhutan, just take a short visit & taking some picture of it. ok for vist

Thank iamface
Reviewed July 4, 2018

This temple is about ten minutes drive from the Paro Town, and half way up if you are going to the Drugyel Dzong. The temple is one of the oldest and most sacred. Very well kept. A great place for us to visit, pray and...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

This is one of the monasteries in Bhutan where monks stay and worship.Continuous chanting of Mantras is a treat to the ears.

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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

The drive from Paro town to the monastery is delightful and it takes approx 15 minutes by car. The monastery is believed to be the oldest in Bhutan and is a must visit for tourists as well as pilgrims. The monastery has 2 Lhakhangs and...More

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Sheena G
April 24, 2018|
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Response from cagatravel | Reviewed this property |
Hello Sheena G, according to Google maps it should take you less than 1.5 hours by car to get to Kyichu Lhakhang monastery. I am not sure if there is a bus and the cost. I believe there are many taxis that you can negotiate... More