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“The Buddhist University”

Ranked #26 of 63 things to do in Thimphu
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is the place where the monks in Bhutan continue the studies especially meditation. Tango and Chagri hiking takes almost a day. It a very calm place and has beautiful sights on the way.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Chagri Monastery was established in 1620 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. The monastery is now a major teaching and retreat center of the Southern Drukpa Kagyu sect. It serves as the monastic school for study of Buddhist Philosophy, metaphysics, mathematics, poets and many other Buddhist studies.

After we hike back down the mountain, we had a scenic picnic buffet lunch next to the river and after that we returned to city by cycling mountain bikes.

This trip coming after the hike to Tiger Nest was much easier but still a challenge just much shorter.
Enjoy!

Thank Romario1257
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Well done monastery located near the vegetable market.

Very neat covered bridge across the river is a treat in itself.

If you have a couple of hours this could be a good thing to visit.

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

If you need spiritual insight and want to spent a pilgrimage tour then must not miss. Beautifully built and located.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a very nice monastery, built on the riverside with the river flowing with crystal clear water. The approach is through a covered bridge which is unique.

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