Cultural Sites

Phobjikha valley is also a cultural place with many temples, monasteries and festivities. Gangtey monastery is the highly revered as the seat of the Gangtey Trulku of the Pema Lingpa (Treasure hunter) lineage. It is a must visit for most Buddhist. The recently renovated monastery is also a testimony of the Bhutanese architecture and building skills. In addition, there are a number of temples, each with their own history and legend, scattered across the valley. Some of the historical temples include the Kumbu Lhakhang and Khewang Lhakhang. These religious and cultural sites are accessible to visitors throughout the year.