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2 Buddhist Temples to explore in Chukha


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

Karbandi Monastery
Karbandi MonasteryPhuentsholing - Thimphu Hwy, Phuentsholing, Bhutan

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.

ZangtopelriPhuentsholing, Bhutan

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.

Map of Buddhist Temples to explore in Chukha