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Beautiful views

The nunnery is situated high up with beautiful views of the valley. Everything about this place is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jo l
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Punakha Nunnery

It was a nice trip in the afternoon. Girl Monks were doing their assigned duties like collecting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BhaskarFromIndia
,
Noida, India
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  • Average11%
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“white stupa” (3 reviews)
“main temple” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Punakha, Bhutan
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"peaceful place"
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"white stupa"
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"main temple"
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"windy road"
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"guest house"
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"entry ticket"
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"offered tea"
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"located high"
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"queen mother"
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"prayer hall"
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"punakha valley"
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"visit this place"
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"atop a hill"
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"whole complex"
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"beautiful location"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The nunnery is situated high up with beautiful views of the valley. Everything about this place is clean, peaceful and relaxing. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank jo l
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a nice trip in the afternoon. Girl Monks were doing their assigned duties like collecting firewood, lighting the lamps, taking care of cleanliness of the temple, guiding people in the temple of compassion.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the meditation and traditional art center for nuns. One can reach this place via trek or by road. It is located on the highest point in the valley. One can have an amazing view from this spot. There is a temple inside with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting place to visit with amazing views. We visited in the afternoon and it became very windy, but it was well worth a visit. The inside of the nunnery was beautiful with good lighting. Our drivers niece was a nun here and provided...More

Thank ann b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This nunnery is located high on a ridge with a beautiful view. The nuns sell knotted lucky symbols for protection at the entrance to the temple. The temple hall is very beautiful and a nice place to sit down and meditate - few visitors come...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to make a special request to visit the nunnary. It is on a hill up a long winding road. It is rare to find a nunnery in Bhutan. The grounds are very lovely kept and offer a great view. We were lucky enough...More

Thank Tigrib27
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lucky arrived during the services and have to admit the sound of a temple filled with chanting, singing female monks was awesome. Stayed a long time just listening to the beautiful sound. The view of the surrounding fog covered mountains was grand also.

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

It was a long and windy road which leads to this monastery. The whole complex is very quiet and serene. Good place to meditate and relax.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Raw to find a monastery totally devoted to training women monks. Relatively new establishment. In great condition and interesting to visit.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Situated up on a ridge near Lobesa, Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Nunnery offers stunning views of villages below.

Thank lollidays
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