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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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  • 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 »
  • 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 .  more »
  • 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...  more »
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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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