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Address: Bumthang, Bhutan

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Peaceful and stunning

We walked here from our hotel and it was a lovely walk and the end result was amazing such a peaceful place and so beautifully built in a stunning location.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked here from our hotel and it was a lovely walk and the end result was amazing such a peaceful place and so beautifully built in a stunning location.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a very beautiful old temple with a lot of history. Our guide only toke us into the first building where the make prayers , would be nice to see the other buildings .

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kurjey Lhakhang is one of the must visit temples when you are in Bumthang. I was staying at one of the lodges, Rincheling which is less than half hour walk to this temple. Pleasant walk in the morning passing by farms and seeing farmers working in the field.

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Thimphu, Bhutan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Kurjey lhakhang is a site visited & meditated by Guru Rimpoche in the 8th century thereby leaving a body impring on the rock where the main temple stands today. This is also a site where many lamas from around the world visit, pray and prostrate before the guru image there.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

A series of 3 temples dedicated to Guru Rinpoche - one of the most revered Gurus in Bhutan. The folklore about the temples is very interesting. The place is also a scared area for all monks who do higher levels of meditation.

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Thank Rambomenon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We had the chance to talk to the monk in charge who even invited us to his room got tea. It was an extremely surreal experience. We also managed to see the body print of Guru Rinpoche which he left behind when he meditated at this monastery. It was simply amazing!

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Thank 11wendy
Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The little temple on the right shelters the imprint of Padmasambava.. On the hill behind the miraculous source of holy water..

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Where Guru Rimpoche meditated and left a body imprint on the stone cliff face. Very holy place and also connected to Bhutanese history. Be sure to get the story of the 8 manifestations of Guru Rimpoche.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

It is one of the to visit places in Bumthang and is actually a complex of three temples. Guru Rinpoche is believed to have meditated here and there is a body impression of the Guru on a cave wall. There was hardly any visitor when we had visited this place. No photography is allowed inside the temple complex and shoes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Very gorgeous monastery. We arrived with a bus load of learner tourist guides so not exactly quiet and peaceful. We received a blessing from a monk, which was pretty special. We were pleasantly surprised to be there at the same time as the queen mother and were a bit chuffed when we got a wave from her.

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