Places To Visit In Jakar

3.2 / 5 15 votes

Country rank: 4 out of 14 Places To Visit In Bhutan

Sub-Region: Bumthang District

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Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Jakar:

1. Jakar Dzong

Jakar Dzong

4.5

2 kms
from city center

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1 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

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2. Khurje Lhakhang

Khurje Lhakhang

4.3

3 kms
from city center

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2 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

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3. Jambey Lhakhang

Jambey Lhakhang

4.2

1 kms
from city center

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3 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

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4. Tamshing Lhakhang

Tamshing Lhakhang

3.8

2 kms
from city center

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4 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

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5. Wangduechholing Palace

Wangduechholing Palace

3.8

0 kms
from city center

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5 out of 11
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6. Chamkhar Lhakhang

Chamkhar Lhakhang

3.7

3 kms
from city center

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6 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

A short distance away from Jambey Lhakhang is Chamkhar Lhakhang which was the site of the palace of the Indian King Sindhu Raja who invited Guru Padmasambhava to the province of Bumthang. It was originally made of iron and is hence also known as the Iron Palace. The place makes for a good visit and ...

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7. Mebar Tso

Mebar Tso

3.7

8 kms
from city center

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7 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

One of the holiest sites in Jakar, the Burning Lake, also known as Mebar Tso, is surrounded by green mountains and lush valleys. This fresh-water lake has a very rich and interesting history and the local guide tells it with such an enthusiasm that one actually feels like they are a part it. This se...

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8. Lhodrak Kharchu Goemba

Lhodrak Kharchu Goemba

3 kms
from city center

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8 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

A massive monastery known for its grandeur, Lhodrak Kharchu Goemba has been a haven for around 400 monks for years. Known for preserving the Tibetan culture, this shrine is sanctified by the marvellous structures of Buddhist saints. Debates, prayers, dance performances and poetry - this eccentric mo...

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9. Kuzangdrak Goemba

Kuzangdrak Goemba

0 kms
from city center

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9 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

Up the mountains nestled between Jakar and the Tang Valley sits the Kuzangdrak Goemba. Its location is what makes its constructions so marvellous, built against the steep rock face of the mountain amidst the wilderness of Bhutan. A site of many important relics of Bhutanese Buddhism, the shrine is b...

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10. Ogyen Choling Palace Museum

Ogyen Choling Palace Museum

16 kms
from city center

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10 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

The gem of Tang Valley in Jakar, Ogyen Choling Palace Museum is a wonderful place which preserves and shows the rich history and values of Bhutan. The artefacts and traditional household things are well presented. A paradise for history lovers, the museum gives an insight into the rural life of the ...

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11. Kenchosum Lhakhang

Kenchosum Lhakhang

2 kms
from city center

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11 out of 11
Places To Visit in Jakar

Founded in 8th century, Kenchogsum Lhakhang is one of the oldest monasteries in the entire country. The mesmerizing paintings and statues of Buddhist Gurus are striking. Having a sober traditional architecture, the serenity of this place is what makes it beautiful and worth visiting.

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