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Dochula Pass
Bhutan » BTN
Place » Tourism

Dochula, Bhutan

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Dochula Pass is a mountain pass in the snow covered Himalayas within Bhutan on the road from Thimphu to Punakha where 108 memorial chortens or stupas known as "Druk Wangyal Chortens" have been built by Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, the eldest Queen Mother.

Taktsang Monastery
Bhutan » BTN
Place » Temple

Taktsang trail BT, Taktsang trail, Bhutan

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Taktshang Goemba or Tiger's Nest Monastery was blessed and sanctified as one of Bhutan's most sacred religious sites. Taktshang Goemba hangs on a cliff and stands above a beautiful forest of blue pine and rhododendrons. Taktsang Monastery is one of thirteen Tiger's Nest caves in historical Tibet in which Padmasambhava practiced and taught Vajrayana.

Chimi Lhakhang
Bhutan » BTN
Place » Temple

Teoprongchu, Bhutan

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Chimi Lhakhang, also known as Chime Lhakhang or Monastery or temple, is a Buddhist monastery in Punakha District, Bhutan. Located near Lobesa, it stands on a round hillock and was built in 1499 by the 14th Drukpa hierarch, Ngawang Choegyel, after the site was blessed by the "Divine Madman" the maverick saint Drukpa Kunley (1455–1529) who built a chorten on the site.

Thimphu, Bhutan
Bhutan » BTN
Place » City

Bhutan

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Bhutan is a landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas. The country has a population of over 754,000 and a territory of 38,394 square kilometers (14,824 sq mi). The largest city in Bhutan is the capital Thimphu.

Punakha Dzong
Bhutan » BTN
Place » Tourism

Bhutan

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Punakha was the first capital of Bhutan and the country’s first king was crowned here in 1907. The Punakha Dzong, also known as Pungtang Dewa chhenbi Phodrang, is the administrative centre of Punakha District in Punakha, Bhutan.