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Karbandi Monastery

Phuentsholing - Thimphu Hwy, Phuentsholing, Bhutan

Buddhist Temples

About Karbandi Monastery

IT was the first and the oldest Buddhist monastry in Bhutan. It is also known as Karbandi Goemba and situated at an elevation of 400 meters. The view form this monastry is truly astonishing.



Attractions near Karbandi Monastery

Zangtopelri1.43km from Karbandi Monastery

Zangto Pelri is a Buddhist Monastery and an exquisite example of the ancient architecture of Bhutan. Built-in 1990 by Dasho Aku Tongmi, who also composed the National Anthem of Bhutan, this beautiful structure houses several statues of Buddhist Gurus. It is one of the main tourist attracions in Bhutan.

Bhutan Gate1.46km from Karbandi Monastery

The Bhutan–India border is an example of exquisite craftsmanship and beautiful wood paining. It is the entry to the country of Bhutan and is a kind of greeting for the visitors. Walking across the gate is a one of a kind experience.  Te international border separating Bhutan and India. The border is 699 km long and adjoins the Indian states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal and Sikkim.

Crocodile Zoo1.56km from Karbandi Monastery

One of the most visited tourst attractionns in Bhutan which was establieshed in 1976 for the conservation of crocodiles. The center releases them into nature once they become old enough to fend themselves in their natural habitat. The center started with only 4 Gharials and today the center has grown and is stretched over 0.6-acre land.

Jaldapara National Park20.91km from Karbandi Monastery

Situated in the Eastern foothills of the Himalayas and it has the largest population of the Indian one horned rhinoceros in the state.

Chilapata Forest24.82km from Karbandi Monastery

It is a dense forest that is part of Jaldapara National Park. It is rich in wildlife and the forest used to be home to large Rhinoceros populations.  Safari and adventure lovers can explore this dense forest's vast area.

Buxa Tiger Reserve27.56km from Karbandi Monastery

The 15th tiger reserve of India which was set up on 16th February 1983.  it serves as an international corridor for the migration of elephants between India and Bhutan. and it is home to 67 species of mammals, 36 species of reptiles and 230 species of unidentified avifauna and encompasses more than eight types of forests.

Where is Karbandi Monastery

Discover more attractions in Chukha, where Karbandi Monastery is located

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Chukha is the commercial and the financial capital of Bhutan, and it connects Bhutan to India through the border town of Phuentsholing.