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Places of Interest in Phuentsholing

Zangdo Pelri

Situated in city centre, this small temple represents the heaven of Guru Rinpoche. On ground floor there are statues of eight manifestations of Guru Rinpoche and paintings on Buddha’s life while the next floor contains eight Bodhisattavas and statues of Avalokiteshvara and Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. On top floor, there is a main statue of Buddha Amitabha.

Kharbandi Goemba

Founded in 1967 by Royal Grand Mother, Ashi Phuntsho Choedon and situated at the altitude of 400m, this beautiful monastery contains paintings on the life of Buddha, statues of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Guru Rinpoche. From the monastery garden there is a fascinating view of Phuentholing town and surrounding plains.