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Jambay Lhakhang Temple

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| Near Bumthang River, Jakar, Bhutan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest temples in Bhutan and generally looking a bit tired- but then I think we are a bit tired as well after 2 weeks of temple hopping in Bhutan .Quite a few elderly locals paying homage. It is also the sight of...More

Thank voluteer
Reviewed 16 September 2018

One of the 108 temples built on the left knee of the giant ogress which distracted the teaching of the 1st Buddhist (33rd) King of Tibet, King Tsongtsen Gonpo in 7th century. Just seeing the natural footsteps, which represents 3 times. past, present and future,...More

Thank sorwabhutan
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Built on the body parts of an ogress this temple and 108 others were built in a single day. It is a very ancient temple with beautiful wall art. It takes a short time but try to visit the different sections of the temple. It...More

Thank Kciff
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The temple is a must - visit due to its antiquity. A small, unassuming structure, it's withstood natural & man made forces for centuries. You can see the elderly doing 'parikrama' of the main structure. It is one of the 108 temples built to subdue...More

1  Thank LetsGoSightseeing
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Build in the 8th or 9th century this is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. When we visited we saw very old monks chanting which enhanced the experience. The temple is in walking distance of a suspending bridge and the Tamshing monastry. Outside are...More

Thank Tigrib27
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is the first monastery in Bhutan. Whilst not all dating from the original, it provides a remarkable monument to the construction techniques of the olden times. The decoration and the older prayer wheels are worth a photo or two.

Thank Nastame
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The oldest temple in the country. You feel blessed inside the temple. Beautiful architecture, paintings, cravings and all. Inside the temple, there are old statues. Everyone should visit this temple.

2  Thank Bhutan-Tenpa-Travel
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The temple is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. It is accessible by road, however no public transportation to access this is available. A very quaint temple where the grounds surrounding it are also used for public meetings. Old people thing this place for...More

Thank Rambomenon
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a lovely temple, and while royal decree does not allow photography inside the temple itself, all the surrounds can be photographed. The paintings are old and faded and entirely captivating.

1  Thank Mary Denese H
Reviewed 13 October 2016

all the temples in Bhutan - this one included are fascinating. The paintings and relics as much as the locals going here to spin prayer wheels and pray. simply amazing.

Thank An_Expat_Wife
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