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Kurje Lhakhang, Bumthang

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The resting place of the first three kings of Bhutan, Kurje Lhakhang remains one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the country. Constructed in the 8th century, the impressive temple complex features three main structures and affords a serene exploratory experience. Remember that this is a sacred site, so you'll have to dress respectably or you will not be granted entry. Plan your visit to Kurje Lhakhang and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bumthang trip builder.
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  • Kurjey Lhakhang is one of the most sacred and holy sites of Bhutan and Kurjey translates to ‘the Body Imprint’ of Guru Padmasambhava/Guru Rinpoche, the patron saint of Bhutan. The legend behind the... 
    Kurjey Lhakhang is one of the most sacred and holy sites of Bhutan and Kurjey translates to ‘the Body Imprint’ of Guru Padmasambhava/Guru Rinpoche, the patron saint of Bhutan. The legend behind the...  more »
  • One of the lovely temples in the district. it has a great history about the valley and the temples. The architect of the temples are mind-blowing with the great view of Bumthang valley. 
    One of the lovely temples in the district. it has a great history about the valley and the temples. The architect of the temples are mind-blowing with the great view of Bumthang valley.  more »
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  • Bumthang Kurje Lhakhang is a historical temple in Bhutan. The history of the sacred site dates back to 8th century from the time of Guru Padmasambhava. The amazing treasure here is a bidy print if Guru Padmasambhava in the rock.
  • Sacred place to visit to receive blessings from Guru Rinpoche.

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