Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery, Punakha

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Located in a scenic location on a mountain ridge, Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery boasts traditional architecture, including a golden-tipped, large white stupa. Look for the 4.2 m (14 ft) bronze statue of Avalokiteshvara and depictions of notable lamas from the Drukpa Kagyu lineage. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery and many more Punakha attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Punakha tour itinerary planner.
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  • The Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery was built as a Buddhist college for nuns that is located on a hilltop in Punakha Valley. The nunnery is very visible from the valley below because it is the...  more »
  • The nunnery is spectacularly placed on a hilltop. It was interesting because it was hard to differentiate the nuns there from the monks seen at other monasteries. The Queen Mother was staying in the.....  more »
  • Beautiful place. It's a must visit.
  • Very beautifuly built Nunnery, from here you can enjoy the views of valley. Cool calm monestry , worth seeing place, we been to this monestry today 15 Oct 2018.

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