This small chorten marks the spot where a Tibetan general's head was buried after the defeat of a 17th-century Tibetan invasion force.
Lhodrak Kharchu Goemba
On the hill to the east of Jakar this large Nyingma monastery was founded in the 1970s by Namkhai Nyingpo Rinpoche and has about 400...
The 14th-century Jakar Lhakhang marks the centre of the town.
Find this pizza joint downstairs where there are veg and non-veg pizzas in three sizes plus a bar. Bhutanese varieties include beef and...
Sunny Restaurant information
There are plenty of small bars and local restaurants along Jakar's main street, though the brightest and cleanest is Sunny Restaurant, with Bhutanese and Chinese dishes served up by a former chef from the Amankora. Popular dishes include cheese/beef momos (Nu 55/70) and chilli chicken with rice (Nu 150).