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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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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