Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Bhutan  /  Punakha District  /  Punakha  /  Sightseeing  /  Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery

Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery, Punakha

(80+ reviews on the web)
Landmark
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.
Create a full Punakha itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Punakha

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Punakha by other users

6 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Punakha BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM INDIA June, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Bhutan SEE PLAN July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM INDIA June, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: June, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM INDIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Bhutan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, outdoors, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • beautiful women monastery with beautiful view on the Valley, we had the good fortune to during our visit to the evening ceremony with it, a very special experience
    View original
  • The nunnery is on a hilltop and though the surrounds are scenic, the nunnery by itself is quite modern and not really attractive. What makes it worth the visit is the opportunity to sit and listen to ...  more »
  • we saw this nunnery on our way to punakha from thimphu and in order to get there on needs to take a huge detour which is really not worth it because it was really isolated with nothing much ti see.  more »
Google
  • 這是一所由不丹皇室所蓋的比丘尼修道禪院,在2015年4月25日落成,由四第任國王為慶祝不丹第三世皇后Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck 60歲誔辰而建。 寺裡供奉著一尊14尺,由不丹佛像匠師精制的觀世音菩薩銅像,其他還有供奉蓮花生大士、釋迦牟尼佛、二十一度母等、無量壽佛等。比丘尼們除了每日的佛學研習,也有一般世間法課程如紡織、刺绣及唐卡製作等手藝修學。 寺內的觀音像莊嚴華麗,大殿內肅穆寂靜;比丘尼們通常不太出來活動,可惜不丹所有寺院殿堂內均禁止攝影,如此莊嚴無比的菩薩聖像只能保存心中了。