Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Phuentsholing is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Phuentsholing a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Phuentsholing.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of Phuentsholing.
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This temple or lhakhang located in the centre of the city Phuentsholing is a representation of the celestial abode of Guru Rinpoche, albeit in concrete.On the ground floor, you will find statues of the eight manifestations of Guru Rinpoche, or the eight principal forms that he assumed at different points in his life. The walls are adorned with pain...
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Above Phuentsholing town, Bhutan
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Karbandi Goemba or Monastery, at a height of 400 metres, was founded in the year 1967 by the royal grandmother Ashi Phuntsho Choedron, who has had a winter residence here. The modern temple houses large, impressive statues of the Bhutanese deities of Shakyamuni Buddha, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Guru Rinpoche. Outside the monastery is a lush gar...
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An ornate gate designed in traditional Bhutanese-style motifs, the Bhutan Gate is the main gateway to the country from India. It defines the demarcation of Indian and the Bhutanese territory, with the adjoining cities of Phuentsholing and Jaigon.
A much-photographed destination, the gate divides two strikingly different cities – the differenc...