Kurje Lhakhang, Bumthang

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The resting place of the first three kings of Bhutan, Kurje Lhakhang remains one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the country. Constructed in the 8th century, the impressive temple complex features three main structures and affords a serene exploratory experience. Remember that this is a sacred site, so you'll have to dress respectably or you will not be granted entry. Plan your visit to Kurje Lhakhang and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bumthang trip builder .
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  • Go there with a professional guide and you will get to know the history of this place, anecdotes about local kings and Guru Rinpoche !  more »
  • Monastery in the middle of the countryside. Peace and serenity are at the rendezvous. Do not hesitate to go there because this monastery is really beautiful.
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  • Home town Holy place .. Kurjey Lhakhang with my dear sweet heart
  • Grand old temple in Bumthang
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