Ura Destination Guide
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Ura in the region of Bumthang is a place located in Bhutan - some 78 mi (or 126 km) East of Thimphu, the country's capital.
Local time in Ura is now 11:25 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Thimphu" with an UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Trongsa, Thimphu, Trashi Yangtse, Daga or Lhasa. When in this area, you might want to check out and Ura as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Monastery life in Bhutan
Woman in water mill in Bhutan
Woman in water mill, east Bhutan
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Der Bau einer kulturell sehr wichtigen traditionellen hölzernen Kragbrücke an der berühmten Klosterburg von Punakha wird über ein Jahr lang mit der Kamera begleitet. Es ist eines der Projekte der ...
Ura Bhutan (part 1)
Ura, Bhutan (part 1)
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 27.42, 90.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
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.
Located at 27.42, 90.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
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.
Located at 27.42, 90.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
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.
Located at 27.42, 90.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Buli is a village in Bhutan.
Located at 27.42, 90.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
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