Buddhist Monastery in Lhuentse

Lhuentse Dzong

Lhuentse Rinchentse Phodrang Dzong, as it is correctly known, sits high on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Kuri Chhu valley, with near-vertical drops on all sides. It has been renovated several times, most...

Buddhist Monument in Mongar to Lhuentse

Guru Rinpoche Statue

Inside this enormous and highly decorated statue are three levels of chapels. The statue of Guru Rinpoche on the entrance floor has an open mouth and looks like he is about to speak. Upstairs are three dioramas...

Bhutanese in Lhuentse

Shangrila Hotel

This local hotel may not equate with your comprehension of 'Shangri-La'. Nevertheless, upstairs is a spacious dining room and a bar that also serves sweet bakery items and local meals such as ema datse with dahl,...