Changangkha Lhakhang, Thimphu

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One of the oldest Buddhist temples in the region, Changangkha Lhakhang contains intricate internal murals and a statue of Chenrizig, an 11-headed, thousand-armed expression of Avolokitesawara. Built in the 12th century, the temple boasts gold and black prayer wheels and unusually large sacred scriptures. Look for the resident astrologer on the site, who will consider your birth date against various star charts and offer a prayer flag that will benefit you specifically (sold for a nominal fee). By using our Thimphu trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Changangkha Lhakhang and other attractions in Thimphu.
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  • An ancient monetary situated in Thimphu. You can reach this place within 15 mins by taxi or if you want to do a small trekking, it might take maximum 45 mins to reach here. This is something you shoul...  more »
  • This is one of the oldest temple,people come with there new born for naming ceremony, to pray for good health.It is believed the gid here protect the kids.Behind the temple u can enjoy the whole view ...  more »
  • We visited it in later half of December afternoon, hence after climbing a flight of steps, there were chilly winds gushing past. It is an old and simple monastery where we didn't find much tourists, h...  more »

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