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Wangchukling Destination Guide

Explore Wangchukling in Bhutan.

Wangchukling in the region of Bhutan (general) is a town in Bhutan - some 67 mi (or 108 km) East of Thimphu, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Wangchukling in Bhutan

Current time in Wangchukling is now 07:16 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Thimphu" with an UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Trongsa, Thimphu, Trashi Yangtse, Daga or Nangnang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wangchukling, Shuri, Byakar Dzong, Jakar and Kurjey. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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GNH Travel & Service : Bhutan Domestic F...

07:12 min ( January 24, 2012 by gnhtravel)
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Kurjey Lhakang

01:34 min ( January 23, 2010 by Justin Kerr)
Views: 1,676 - Rating: 5/5

A short clip from the Kurjey Lhakang complex north of Jakar in the district of Bumthang, Bhutan


Himalayan Monasteries

07:01 min ( November 27, 2007 by StillPool)
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Monastery life in Bhutan

Bumthang /

00:30 min ( March 06, 2011 by okgiftokgift)
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Interesting facts about this location

Jakar

Jakar is a town in the central-eastern region of Bhutan. It is the district capital of Bumthang District and the location of Jakar Dzong, the regional dzong fortress. The name Jakar roughly translates as "white bird" in reference to its foundation myth, according to which a roosting white bird signaled the proper and auspicious location to found a monastery around 1549.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.55, 90.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Bumthang District, Populated places in Bhutan

Bumthang Valley

Bumthang Valley is the main inhabited valley in the Bumthang district of Bhutan. The main town in the valley is Jakar. Bhutan's only brewery, brewing Red Panda wheat beer, is in Jakar. Bumthang is divided into four gewogs, namely Chhoekhor, Tang, Chhume and Ura. The valley is broad with various habitats including coniferous woodland.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.55, 90.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Valleys of Bhutan

Lamay Monastery

Lamay Monastery or Lamay Gonpa is a Buddhist palace in Bumthang, Bhutan. It is located four kilometers (two and a half miles) above the Jakar Dzong and was built by the Trongsa Penlop, Sonam Drugel, the great-grandfather of King Ugyen Wangchuck in the 19th century. Wangchuck restored the building and it was used as the residence of his two daughters. The palace’s main tower was destroyed due to structural problems. Today the building houses the Forestry Institute.

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Located at 27.55, 90.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan, Palaces in Bhutan, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries

Zugne

Zugne is a village in Bumthang District in central Bhutan, located south of Jakar and east of Gyetsa on the Chume River in the Chume Valley. The village is noted for its weavers with scarves tied to their heads in the Bumthang style. They weave woolen yatras on pedal looms and also make belts. It has two notable workshops along the main road, the Thogmela and the Khampa Gonpo which make brightly colored textiles.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.55, 90.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan, Populated places in Bhutan

Kungzandra Monastery

Kungzandra Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in the Tang Valley of central Bhutan. The monastery lies at an altitude of 3,350 metres (10,990 feet) in the hollow of a cliff. Guru Rinpoche and his disciple Namkhe Nyingpo are said to have meditated here at the end of the 8th century. The current monastery, however, was established in 1488 by Pema Lingpa.

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Located at 27.55, 90.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan, Buildings and structures completed in 1488, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries