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Kichu Lakhang

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Address: Lamgong Gewog, Paro 12001, Bhutan

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A beautiful temple set in rural sorroundings

This temple is at Kichu, some 8 Kms from Paro town on the way to Tiger's nest. The temple is sorrounded by agricultural fields and apple orchards. It was beautiful. The temple is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chennai (Madras), India

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Orange County, California
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

2nd time visited, we were very lucky that the Buddha Hall was opened for the monk to clean, whom allowed us to view the Shakamuni statue inside, later was nice enough for us to enter n pay for our respect after knowing the we were the pilgrimage disciples of Khenpo. Even allow us to lit the butter lamps! Luck lucky... More 

Thank tsai95862016
Seattle, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skip it. Go hike the Tiger's Nest and get out of Bhutan. This was just another temple on a tour. Nothing to see here. However, at the entrance road there was a lovely art shop that really caught my eye. Some amazing (and unbelievably expensive) works of art in there. Pop in. You'll be more impressed than by the temple.

Thank Doug H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a lovely temple, peaceful,Serene..its about Buddha. Its not a must visit but if one is spending little more time in Paro one can..

Thank SuchMumbai
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is at Kichu, some 8 Kms from Paro town on the way to Tiger's nest. The temple is sorrounded by agricultural fields and apple orchards. It was beautiful. The temple is mostly visited by locals and is not a very touristy place. It was nice to see children coming with their parents and grandparents. The monks at the... More 

Thank ChennaiRajaram
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monastery also gives you an immense sense of serenity like the others that I visited in Paro. There are prayer wheels which am sure everyone who visits the place will definitely spin it once.

Thank Nilima007
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is so worth a visit - albeit small by comparison to others we visited - it is so beautiful. The inner courtyard is a delight and very spiritual, and at the right time of year everything in the garden is in flower

Thank julia_davenport
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan and one of the rarest one which has so much of open space. Huge space for parking and large open space in the temple premises. When we were there, we could see the monks chanting. The premises is full of trees, orange and other flowers.

Thank jaintarang11
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the most important Buddhist temples in Bhutan. The Jowo Temple of Kyichu was built in the 7th century and is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. It is considered to be one of the four (4) border taming temples built by the Tibetan emperor Songtsän Gampo. The temple is surrounded by paddy fields on... More 

Thank Arunjith_IND
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I visit in Paro festival so the hall is closed. I just walk around temple, calm and quite. There are a lot of orange tree around.

Thank Sawanya P
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We visited the place in March'17 when we were in Paro. The place is really old and popular among local people for praying. We hardly saw any tourists here. There is also an orange tree inside the shrine with 12 month oranges. There are two parts - first you have to pray in the left side Lakhang with Guru Padmasambhava... More 

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