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Timings : 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Time Required : 2-3 hours

Entry Fee : No entry fee

Karbandi Monastery, Phuentsholing Overview

Karbandi is one of the oldest Monasteries in Bhutan. Also known as Karbandi Goemba, it is situated 400 metres above an astonishing valley surrounded by coniferous trees. Built by Ashi Phuntsho Choedron, the Royal Grandmother n 1967It is a religious shrine believed to bless infertile couples with children. After an Indian pilgrim couple visited the place to pray for a child, their prayers were answered. It has a garden adorned with colourful prayer flags. The Karbandi Monastery also has four large statues of Buddhist deities, and apart from this, the Monastery offers a breathtaking view of Phuentsholing valley. Best time to visit the place is late afternoons - evenings as the sunset is mesmerising from the viewpoint.

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