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Kurje Lhakhang, Bumthang

Categories: Historic Sites, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
The resting place of the first three kings of Bhutan, Kurje Lhakhang remains one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the country. Constructed in the 8th century, the impressive temple complex features three main structures and affords a serene exploratory experience. Remember that this is a sacred site, so you'll have to dress respectably or you will not be granted entry. Make Kurje Lhakhang part of your personalized Bumthang itinerary using our Bumthang tour planner.
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  • Where Guru Rimpoche meditated and left a body imprint on the stone cliff face. Very holy place and also connected to Bhutanese history. Be sure to get the story of the 8 manifestations of Guru Rimpoch...  read more »
  • It is one of the to visit places in Bumthang and is actually a complex of three temples. Guru Rinpoche is believed to have meditated here and there is a body impression of the Guru on a cave wall. The...  read more »
  • Very gorgeous monastery. We arrived with a bus load of learner tourist guides so not exactly quiet and peaceful. We received a blessing from a monk, which was pretty special. We were pleasantly surpri...  read more »
  • Located in the bumthang valley
  • The monastery dedicated to guru Rinpoche is superb and deserves a visit
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  • The Dzong is built on the site of the fight Guru Rimpoche local demon. The stone left imprints his body traces of meditation.
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