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20 Attractions to Explore Near Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Jangtsa Dumgtseg Lhakhang is a Buddhist temple in western Bhutan. The temple is notable as it is in the form of a chorten, very rare in Bhutan. It is located on the edge of a hill between the Paro valley and the Dopchari valley, across the bridge from Paro. The Buddhist iconography depicted in the Chorten is considered a unique repository of the Drukpa Kagyu school

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Chhoeten Lhakhang, Paro, Bhutan
Chhoeten Lhakhang, Paro, Bhutan0.68 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

The white tower of Chhoeten Lhakhang, situated southeast of Paro's town square, tells a story. A perfect example of beautiful Buddhist artwork, Chhoeten Lhakhang displays a statue of Jowo Sakyamuni in the middle of the chapel. The sculptures of Guru Rinpoche and Chenrezig in the chapel add glory to the Lhakhang.

The Royal Botanical Park
The Royal Botanical Park0.78 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

One of the beautiful places in Bhutan which was flourished with wide varieties of trees and plants which has a rich collection fo flowers and fruits. it is situated in a calm and quiet area and one can enjoy this calm environment very much.

Rinpung Dzongkhag
Rinpung Dzongkhag1.36 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

A large Buddhist monastery and fortress. It houses the district's Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro.

National Museum of Bhutan
National Museum of Bhutan1.40 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

The National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Majesty, the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third hereditary Monarch of Bhutan.

Kyichu Lhakhang
Kyichu Lhakhang3.81 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Kyichu Lhakhang is an important Himalayan Buddhist temple situated in Lango Gewog of Paro District in Bhutan. It is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century.

Tigers Nest
Tigers Nest8.01 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

One of the most prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site. The temple complex is located in the cliffside of a huge mountain, accessible only by hiking.

Chele La
Chele La9.82 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Chelela Pass is the highest motorable point in Bhutan, sitting 3988 metres above sea level, between the Haa and Paro valleys. The pass is located 35 km from Paro and 26 km from Haa on the Bondey-Haa Highway. Built in the 1990s, the asphalt road is narrow and steep, with hundreds of turns and sheer drops. It can be dangerous in winter due to snow and ice and the risk of avalanche.

Drugyel Dzong
Drugyel Dzong12.50 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro District, Bhutan. The dzong was probably built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Ngawang Namgyal, Zhabdrung Rinpoche, to commemorate victory over an invasion from Tibet. It is listed as a tentative site in Bhutan's Tentative List for UNESCO inclusion.

Tachog Lhakhang
Tachog Lhakhang14.64 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

A temple in the foot of a tall mountain, with an iron bridge offering a unique adventure while visiting.

Royal Takin Preserve
Royal Takin Preserve20.20 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Motithang Takin Preserve, located in the Motithang district of Thimphu, Bhutan is a wildlife reserve area for takin (Budorcas taxicolor), the national animal of Bhutan. It's worthwhile taking the time to see these oddball mammals. The best time to see them is early morning when they gather near the fence to feed.

National Library & Archives of Bhutan
National Library & Archives of Bhutan22.31 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

National Library was first established in 1967 with a small collection of precious texts and was initially housed within the central tower of Tashichodzong. Later it moved to a building in the Changgangkha area of Thimphu. To provide a permanent home for the sacred religious books and manuscripts in the growing collection, construction of the present four-storeyed eight-cornered traditional building, which looks like the central tower temple of a Bhutanese Dzong, was initiated and was inaugurate

National Memorial Chhorten, Thimphu
National Memorial Chhorten, Thimphu22.41 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

The Memorial Chorten, also known as Thimphu Chorten/ Memorial Stupa is one of the tallest monuments in Thimphu. Located in the southern central part of the city, in Doeboom Lam, the Stupa attracts tourists from all around the globe with its elegant architecture.

Clock Tower Square
Clock Tower Square22.65 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Clock Tower Square is a square in Thimphu, Bhutan, and is the site of the famous tower with four clock faces. There are also many shops, hotels and restaurants surrounding the square.

Tashichho Dzong
Tashichho Dzong22.68 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Tashichho Dzong was first constructed in 1216 A.D. by Lama Gyalwa Lhanangpa where Dechen Phodrang now stands above Thimphu. In 1641, Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal acquired it but finding it too small, he built another one, known as the lower Dzong. The dzong is located close to Thimphu town, next to the banks of the Wang Chhu River. It is an impressively large structure, surrounded by well-kept lawns and beautiful gardens.

Dechen Phodrang Monastery
Dechen Phodrang Monastery22.82 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Dechen Phrodrang. meaning "Palace of Great Bliss". is a Buddhist monastery in Thimphu, Bhutan.The monastery contains a number of important historical Bhutanese artifacts including 12th-century paintings monitored by UNESCO and a noted statue of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal on the upper floor. In the downstairs chapel, there is a central Sakyamuni Buddha.

Buddha Dordenma
Buddha Dordenma22.94 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

The Buddha Dordenma is located atop a hill in Kuenselphodrang Nature Park and overlooks the Southern entrance to Thimphu Valley.This massive statue of Shakyamuni measures in at a height of 51.5 m, making it one of the largest statues of Buddha in the world.

Semtokha Dzong
Semtokha Dzong25.29 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

The name Semtokha literally means “Atop a Demon” and the legend associated with the dzong’s construction tells us that it was built in order to subdue an evil spirit that was harassing travelers in the region.

Chimi Lhakhang
Chimi Lhakhang46.95 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

It is famously known as the “Fertility Temple” and is mostly visited by several childless couples from in and around Punakha District. It has become a popular tourist destination with visitors flocking in from all across the world to witness the unusual traditional and cultural ceremonies performed here.

Punakha Dzong
Punakha Dzong47.26 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Punakha Dzongkhag has been inextricably linked with momentous occasions in Bhutanese history. It served as the capital of the country from 1637 to 1907 and the first national assembly was hosted here in 1953. Punakha Dzong is not only the second oldest and second largest dzong but it also has one of the most majestic structures in the country.

Jigme Dorji National Park
Jigme Dorji National Park52.75 KMs away from Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

The Jigme Dorji National Park named after the late Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, is the second-largest National Park of Bhutan. It occupies almost the entire Gasa District, as well as the northern areas of Thimphu District, Paro District, Punakha, and Wangdue Phodrang Districts. It was established in 1974 and stretches over an area of 4316 km², thereby spanning all three climate zones of Bhutan, ranging in elevation from 1400 to over 7000 meters. About 6,500 people in 1,000 households live within the p