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Gangtey Monastery, Wangdue
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Take in the ornately decorated architecture of Gangtey Monastery, which dates back to 1614 and sits in a picturesque pine forests. An important Buddhist school as well as a place of worship, this monastery hosts several significant festivals throughout the year. For Gangtey Monastery and beyond, use our Wangdue Phodrang District vacation route planner to get the most from your Wangdue Phodrang District vacation.
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This is very old monastery and should be visited if phobjika valley visit is planned. The people here are very cooperative and the atmosphere at this place is mesmerizing.
If you are in Gangtey then this is a must visit apart from the Black Neck Crane Sanctuary. Beautiful architecture.
The stroll up the hill to the monastery takes you through a perfect example of an old Bhutan farming village . Aithough the buildings are run down they hark,of a grandeur that is romantic. The views f... read more »
The seat of Gangteng trulkus
I love my village
It a place where almost 85 % of tourist who came to Bhutan are like to visit
A beautiful monastery where one can profoundly disturb the slumber of ignorance
A tranquil place where you can watch monks study and create works of art.
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