Do Zam


Do Zam is a natural formation said to be the remains of a stone bridge (hence 'zam') that was built by a goddess trying to meet Guru Rinpoche, but destroyed by a demon. Humans have since built a suspension footbridge and steel road bridge near here across the Chamkhar Chhu.

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