Chagri Dorjeden Monastery, Thimphu

#4 of 7 in Historic Sites in Thimphu
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • This was the place where Zhabdrung first arrive and settled after he came from Tibet in 1616 when he was 20 years old. He built the temple there and named it as dzong but later 1629 after he built a....  more »
  • This temple has a stupa with relics of Yab Tenpai Nima, father of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel after he passed away. This is also a place where a lot of great buddhist scholars in the past had meditated....  more »
  • It was a little under construction, but still beautiful! The hike is pretty easy and there weren't many people which made it nice and peaceful! I would recommend visiting if you have the time!
  • It has a lot of history to learn.

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