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Gangtey Monastery, Wangdue
(4.2/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We were lucky enough to visit the monastery during a festival for which judgement is affected by this. The construction is bad, but nothing special, charming instead the festival more than for the show to viewers from all surrounding villages and dressed up for the party.
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  • Antico monastero imposing. We were lucky enough to attend a church service with many monks, drums, trumpets and litany repeated very impressive
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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. 
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  • Awesome Place, pretty interesting story behind the monastery. Located in Central Bhutan, in the famous Phobjhikha Valley, which is famous for Black Necked Cranes, in the Wangdue Phodrang district, is a must visit place. This place is famous for Tantric Buddhism. Must visit, especially during winters.
  • 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 tranquil place where you can watch monks study and create works of art.

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