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Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery, Punakha

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Located in a scenic location on a mountain ridge, Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery boasts traditional architecture, including a golden-tipped, large white stupa. Look for the 4.2 m (14 ft) bronze statue of Avalokiteshvara and depictions of notable lamas from the Drukpa Kagyu lineage. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Punakha holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A gentle climb through winding roads giving a view of the Punakha town below leads to this nunnery which was recently added to Bhutan' s tourist map. The monastery has the usual amazing artistry where...  more »
  • Visit the place and do donate to the nuns upkeep. Since the government does not pay for their expenses. Must visit for the views and we had the luck to attend a prayer meet which was so serene. The su...  more »
  • Beautiful place to visit and spend some time.Marvelous architecture, such a scenic place.The whole place and building is so very grand .Far from city, but a must visit place.