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Kurje Lhakhang, Bumthang

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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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  • 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/tem...  more »
  • Visited just days of the Festival. I watched from the great Buddhist to get up early in the morning, and called the U.S. the Kannon. The Kannon U.S. tour who was still sparse in the morning and was called during the environment is so full of people, people, people. Then one day, had been dedicated plenty of dancing.
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  • 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.  more »
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  • 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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