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Reviewed 3 days ago

important temple in Bhutan. many baby here as that is for wishing birth temple. so that if got baby, they will come back again. temple inside also beautiful & old enough. good for take time to visit

Thank iamface
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple can be reached through a long stair case. Locals bring their new born babies to get blessings from monks and get assigned their names by the monks. It is one of the oldest temples in bhutan and have been revered by all. There...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture, particularly with the mountain background. Buthanese people bring their babies here to be blessed.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This monastery reflects the way Monks live and carry the tradition through the rituals .Deeply imbibed is the spirit of Bhutan over the age old traditions.

Thank guddu1954
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Located atop a hillock, this Dzong is one of the earlier one's in Thimphu. It is an old structure which is considered as the local deity for Thimphu. I was informed that childless couples offer prayers at this location to be blessed with an offspring....More

Thank Anirudh_Anand
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I heard that this temple is for children and babies. As I visited there, there were many children brought by their parents. It is not allowed to take a picture inside. The outside decoration that you can take pictures is beautiful.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This temple was indeed has very important role to play for new born babies. This local deity known as Genyen Domtshangpa is the custodian of all new borns at JDWNRH. Many births are given in this hospital. therefore, Domtshangpa has long list of new enrolment...More

Thank Mindu W
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Built, in 1499 by the 14th Drukpa, Ngawang Choegyel, Chimi Lhakhang stands atop a round hillock. It is also known as the fertility temple as it famous for blessing childless couples with a baby. There is a captivating history surrounding the Divine Madman, Drukpa Kinley...More

Thank Harjeet K
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This place is visited by lot of Bhutanese to get good heath for their children's.One need to climb few steps but the views of Thimphu are truly amazing - worth every penny of your efforts.

Thank jatinsmehta
Reviewed 7 April 2018

In the heart of the city, this place is one of the oldest in Thimphu. You need to take stairs to walk up to the top. You can visit the main site, offer prayers, enjoy scenic view of the valley.

Thank hmunjam
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