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Very impressive monastery

We visited this monastery and had a walk around, it is largely dedicated to guru rinpoche and they... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Utrecht, The Netherlands
beautiful and peaceful

at least if you have only one full day on Bhumtang take a break and walk till overthere there is 2... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Bumthang, Bhutan
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We visited this monastery and had a walk around, it is largely dedicated to guru rinpoche and they have some very nice statues of him. It's also very important to the Bhutanese, if you're in the area it's a must see

Thank RonaltN
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

at least if you have only one full day on Bhumtang take a break and walk till overthere there is 2 monasteries the landscapes and nature scenaries are just georgous the Moncks songs are so spiritual

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 15 May 2017

It is a short, pleasant walk from Jampey Lhakhang to this complex, consisting of 3 temples. It is said that Guru Rinpoche meditated here and left an imprint of his body. Our guide told us that "kur" means body, and "jey" means print. We continued...More

Thank Walter1945
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Since we had two days at Bumthang, we kept one day for seeing the local tourists attractions. The attractions include Bumthang Dzong (one of the steepest climb to reach the place), all monasteries/temples, Golden temple (a relatively new one), etc. We visited Kurje Lakhang and...More

1  Thank GolakaNath
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We walked here from our hotel and it was a lovely walk and the end result was amazing such a peaceful place and so beautifully built in a stunning location.

Thank JWP23
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It's a very beautiful old temple with a lot of history. Our guide only toke us into the first building where the make prayers , would be nice to see the other buildings .

Thank Mrloughton
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Kurjey Lhakhang is one of the must visit temples when you are in Bumthang. I was staying at one of the lodges, Rincheling which is less than half hour walk to this temple. Pleasant walk in the morning passing by farms and seeing farmers working...More

1  Thank carolinepang
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Kurjey lhakhang is a site visited & meditated by Guru Rimpoche in the 8th century thereby leaving a body impring on the rock where the main temple stands today. This is also a site where many lamas from around the world visit, pray and prostrate...More

Thank udruk
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A series of 3 temples dedicated to Guru Rinpoche - one of the most revered Gurus in Bhutan. The folklore about the temples is very interesting. The place is also a scared area for all monks who do higher levels of meditation.

Thank Rambomenon
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We had the chance to talk to the monk in charge who even invited us to his room got tea. It was an extremely surreal experience. We also managed to see the body print of Guru Rinpoche which he left behind when he meditated at...More

Thank 11wendy
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