Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, Punakha

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Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten sits high above Punakha Valley, affording panoramic views of the verdant hillsides below. The four-storey temple remains a worthy example of the country's traditional architecture and artistic techniques. You'll have to hike for roughly an hour from the parking at the base of the hill, so be sure to bring plenty of water and a picnic to enjoy in the temple's picturesque hilltop garden. See Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten and all Punakha has to offer by arranging your trip with our Punakha day trip planner.
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  • The Punkahara Valley is one of the warmest valleys in Bhutan. Here bloom Christmas star and cacti thrive here magnificently. Thus, the one-hour hike to the Namgyal is as beautiful to call Chorten. It has dasGefühl that hoard watches over everyone in the Valley.
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  • Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Temple-Built in 2004, the Queen Mother of Bhutan and according to the Lama Sonam Zangpo, in order to bring peace to the world and to Bhutan. One of the temples that left me more impressed and touched. The internal energy and around the temple is very strong and the feeling of inner peace is total. Calls: clodoaldodfh
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  • This place was solely recommended to us by our driver, and we had not heard about it before reaching Punakha. It is a Chorten (shrine) that was consecrated by the Bhutan Queen mother, and is situated ...  more »
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  • Beautiful Monastery atop a hill, that you need to trek up thru paddy fields and mud track. Nice view of Punakha valley from top. Must visit.
  • It's a nice temple in Punakha, Bhutan. It takes 1 hour to reach the temple on foot. The temple is very beautiful
  • The place is beautiful but rooms are not always comfortable. No mosquito net on the windows, no cieling fan.
  • Beautiful paintings! Very picturesque view from the top! Love the Bhodi tree! 😊
  • It's really Fun for the Early Morning Hike. This Temple is a splendid example of the Bhutanese Architecture and Art.
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