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Kurje Lhakhang, Bumthang

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Historic Site Religious Site
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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  • 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  more »
  • 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" m...  more »
  • 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 »
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  • Quiet place. Inside is very beautiful compared to some of the Lhakhangs visited so far. Intricate and colourful designs all around. Must be on yr tour itenary.
  • Kurji is 1of d secred plac wer Guru Rimpoche meditate durin 8th century
  • A night view of the sacred monastery where Guru Padmasambhava left his body imprint in the cave.
  • Feels very incredible
  • Located in the bumthang valley