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A wonderful little gompa ( Tempel )

Kyichu Lhakang is situated a bit out of town but a MUST visit, especially if you are interested in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gyeloh
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Berlin, Germany
Best place to visit in Bhutan

No words are enough to justify it’s scenic beauty and the spiritual value and stories associated... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
nirajjain
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Jhansi, India
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Lamgong Gewog, Paro 12001, Bhutan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Kyichu Lhakang is situated a bit out of town but a MUST visit, especially if you are interested in Buddhism. A bit up the hill is one of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche's Residenceand Memorial House.

Thank gyeloh
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

No words are enough to justify it’s scenic beauty and the spiritual value and stories associated with the Tiger Nest. This out of world place alone is enough to visit Bhutan- The amazing country of happiness. To reach the Tiger Nest you hike about 3...More

Thank nirajjain
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is small temple, but oldest in Bhutan. Built in 12th century to subdue giant demon. One of the 108 temples were built simultaneously for the purpose, and this temple is supposed to be built on the left ankle of the demon. I recommend not...More

Thank Hoonjeong K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This 7th Century is a significant site in the history of the country's religious development, and is worth visiting to get a sense of its long, continuous sweep. If you arrive during a festival period, be sure to ask your guide to check ahead to...More

Thank wawrus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am writing reviews on all the temples and places I have visited. I have no other suggestion other than that you have to see all of them. They are all unique, beautiful in their own way and they are all on your itinerary. Missing...More

Thank GlobeTrotter10101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst this is the oldest temple in Bhutan that is steeped in history. At the end of a trip when you have seen so many amazing temples, I just felt that whilst pleasant this one was not as amazing as some of the others

Thank EkeneE
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Very close drive from paro... its a remarkable Temple with lots of history & being one of the oldest one in Bhutan. A holy place for the followers...I liked the big tree in the entrance....the sound it makes with the wind....so relaxing...and calm...

Thank Tarek K
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Located on the outskirts of Paro city is the oldest temple of Bhutan. It is just a little drive off the main road leading to the Tigers Nest and it is recommended you visit it before proceeding for the trek (you will be simply too...More

Thank SanjayBijlani
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Kyichu Lakhang is an old 7th century temple, located only a few km from Paro. It has two part. One is the ancient part and it has an annexe of newer version as well. It is a very quiet place. There is a folk lore...More

Thank debasis2k
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Thought have been built by the Tibetans in the 7th century this temple was later rebuilt many times.The spirituality of the place will move you. The temple next to the Jowo temple was built by Queen Keshan Choden Wangchuk wife of the 4th King of...More

Thank Supratik S
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