Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey

#8 of 26 in Historic Sites in Bhutan
Religious Site · Landmark
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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Gangtey Monastery by using our Gangtey trip itinerary site.
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  • Our guide was related to the Abbot. It was interesting to be able to observe first-hand the running of such monasteries, especially one that has special celebrations that are of national importance.  more »
  • It may be a lengthy drive from Thimpu although all on sealed roads but this place is magical. It is like a hidden valley with the Monastery as the obvious feature. There is scenery in abundance and...  more »
  • Almost untouched by tourists. Looking for calm place to experience Bhudda? Then this is the place
  • A totally unknown place...very few people know about this place.I am fortunate that my Dad known about this place...roads condition are not good there so if you want to go there I would suggest to take off for it early morning.And most important the village is too beautiful we met there local people talked with them they were so joyful you will love the place.❤

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