Punakha Tshechu
January 30, 2017
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Altitude 1310 m, Distance 72 km, 3 hours drive
Attractions of the day:

Punakha Dzong: The second of Bhutan’s Dzongs built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Rinpoche. The official name is Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang, which translates as “The Palace of Great Bliss”

Chhimi Lhakhang: The fertility temple dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley, a Tibetan Buddhist saint and a folk hero popularly known as “The Divine Madman” (1455-1529).

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