Changangkha Lhakhang, Thimphu

4.5
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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  • This place is must visit for me at least once in a year to make offering and seek blessings from the local local deity as I was born in and brought up in Thimphu. Almost all kids who are born in...  more »
  • Changangkha Lhakhang is one of the oldest Lhakhang in Thimphu and its a wish-fulfilling temple. It is situated in a small hill .It is an ancient Buddhist temple which has a special place in Thimphu...  more »
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  • A beautiful monastery with artistic outdoors. Situated on top of a hill, the Lakhang has a hall of prayers for the Buddhists. The place is beautiful for the photographers and for those who love to be photographed
  • Can see the whole town from above...feel so good evening and morning walk up above n when reach,u achieve sth worth it. Peace to the mind and peace to the world. Cool n calm place.
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