Phajoding Monastery

Phajoding Monastery thimphu

Phajoding Monastery  was one of the richest and most decorated monasteries in the country however due to neglect, it was listed in 2010 by the World Monuments Fund as an endangered cultural monument

Visit this Monastery to encounter the conventional traditions and practices of Buddhism, which homes many frightened Buddhist antiques. Arriving this monastery requires a climb of 3 hours from Motithang, the rising of which is a serious test for some guests. It is known for its immense number of temples, meditation retreats and priest quarters, all meaning the fine Bhutanese compositional style. This intricate goes back to thirteenth century when Todgen Pajo, the author of the religious community and a yogi from Tibet was searching for a spot to contemplate calmly. The vast majority of the structures in the mind boggling go back to the time of 1748, which were developed by the endeavors of Shakya Rinchen, the ninth Je Khenpo. From the highest point of this cloister you can get entranced with the shocking perspectives on the Thimphu Valley.

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Timing to Visit Phajoding Monastery

Visiting hours for all foreign visitors will be from 8 AM – 4 PM every day. Entry tickets can be purchased from the ticket counter. This monastery remain close during few holiday in Bhutan. Please check here for the holiday list of Bhutan.

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