Articles in Sites and Structures for Zhemgang

Tali Dratshang or Tali Thegchu Yoezercholing Gonpa or Kuenzang Chokhorling

Description Tali dratshang (monastery) is located in Tali village, Zhemgang district. The dratshang is located on a mountain slope opposite […]

Tali Lhakhang / Tali Sergi Lhakhang

Description Tali lhakhang (temple) is located in Tali, Nangkor gewog, Zhemgang district.  Tali village is connected by a feeder road […]

Tingkar Ney

Description Tingkar Ney is located in Shingkar gewog, Zhemgang district. The gewog is approximately a day’s journey by car from […]

Tingkarong Lhakhang

Description Tingkarong is located in Shingkar gewog under Zhemgang dzongkhag. From the main Zhemgang town, it takes a day by […]

Pising Zowa Chagdor Lhakhang

Description  Pising Zowa Chagdor lhakhang popularly known as Pisingna Lhendup Choeling lhakhang is a privately owned temple. It is located […]

Tashi Thongmon Lhakhang

Description Tashi Thongmon lhakhang or Wamling Gonpa Tashi Thongmon (as the residents call it) is nestled against a cliff above […]

Wamling Trong Lhakhang / Lhakhangbi

Description Wamling Trong lhakhang, locally known as Lhakhangbi, is a private temple. It is located at an elevation of 1401m […]

Gangdarpong Lhakhang/ Pong Lhakhang

Description Gangdarpong temple, locally known as Pong lhakhang, was a privately owned temple located at an altitude of 2025m, overlooking […]

Tashi Choeling Lhakhang / Duenmang Lhakhang

Description Tashi Choeling Lhakhang, popularly known as Duenmang Lhakhang, is located at Duenmang, in Nangkor Gewog, Zhemgang Dzongkhag. It is […]

Khangzang Lhakhang /Zhobling Lhakhang

Description Khangzhang lhakhang, popularly known as Zhobling lhakhang, is located at Zhobling, in Nangkor gewog, Zhemgang dzongkhag. Zhobling is about […]

Wamling Pong Lhakhang

Description Wamling Pong lhakhang (temple) is located on a ridge above Wamling village.  The temple is named Wamling Pong temple […]

Thadjong Mangi Lhakhang or Phumedkai Lhakhang

Description Thadjong Mangi lhakhang which translates to Thadjong Communal temple is located in Thadjong village at an elevation of 1650m […]

Nyakhar Lhakhang

Description The Nyakhar lhakhang is located in Nyakhar village, in Nangkor gewog, Zhemgang dzongkhag. It is located approximately 55 kms […]

Tshaldang Lhakhang

Description Tshaldang lhakhang is located above the village farm road at Tshaldang village in Nangkor gewog, Zhemgang dzongkhag. It is […]

Wamling Phu Lhakhang

Description Wamling village is located about 3 hours’ drive from Buli village, and it is connected by a newly paved […]

Wamling Gaden Tashicholing Lhakhang

Description Gaden Tashi Choling, Shingkhar gewog, Zhemgang district, is a one-storey temple built on a ridge that overlooks the village […]

Trong Lhakhang

Description The two-storey Trong temple is located in the neighborhood of Zhemgang town, overlooking the magnificent Zhemgang dzong. It is […]

Jatshabi Lhakhang

Description Jatshabi is a private lhakhang, owned by Lopen Phuntsho and his family. It is located at Jatshabi, consisting of […]

Yombung Lhakhang

Description The Yombung lhakhang is a traditional two-storey building, owned by Lopen Jimba and his family. Lopen Jimba inherited the […]

Trong Village

Description Trong village is situated at an elevation of 1955m above sea level.  The village is adjacent to Zhemgang main […]

Baza Guru Dungkhor Lhakhang

Description Baza Guru Dungkhor lhakhang is located at a distance of 10 minutes’ drive from the heart of Zhemgang town. […]

Tagma Gonpa / Samten Tharpa Choling Monastery

Description Tagma village is located on the Zhemgang-Gelephu highway, on a hill top facing the Jowo-Durshing mountains (the Black Mountains). […]

Berti Lhakhang

Description   Berti or Bertang Lhakhang is located 45 kms from Zhemgang main town, on the road to Tingtibi and […]

Tagma Eulpa Lhakhang

Description   Tagma Eulpa lhakhang or Tagma temple is in Tagma village, Trong gewog, Zhemgang district. It is a 10-minute […]

Mongling Lhakhang

Description The temple is located on a hill top above Nimshong village with a very peaceful surrounding. It is approximately […]

Phumedthang Lhakhang and Dratshang

Description Phumedthang (Phu med thang, plain without hill) lhakhang is a government owned temple located on a flat hill in […]

Dhangkhar Lhakhang

Description Dhangkhar lhakhang is 7km south of the Zhemgang Dzong and can be reached by a farm road. The temple […]

Kyebu Lungtsen Lhakhang.

Description The Kyebu Lungtsen lhakhang is eight minutes away from the Zhemgang Dzong towards Trongsa. It is a two-storey temple […]

YIGJA LHAKHANG/ Yigja Dungkhor Lhakhang

DESCRIPTION Yigja Lhakhang, locally known as Yigja Dungkhor Lhakhang is a privately owned temple built by two Tibetan refugees Ap […]

Tagma Dungkhor Lhakhang

Description Dungkhor lhakhang in Tagma village is next to Tagma Eulpa temple. It was constructed by Tagma villagers, and was […]

Lungten Gonpa Dungkhor Lhakhang

Description Dungkor lhakhang is a privately owned temple at Lungten Gonpa, Trong gewog, Zhemgang district. It is a one-storey, square […]

Ogyen Thekchen Choeling / Zangdopelri Lhakhang

Description Ogyen Thekchen Choeling, popularly known as Zangdopelri lhakhang, is in Depu village in Trong gewog under Zhemgang district. Depu […]

Zurphel Lhakhang

Description Zurphel temple is located in Zurphel village, Trong gewog, Zhemgang dzongkhag. It is situated at an elevation of 3779.5ft […]

Gongphu Lhakhang

Description The temple is located in Gongphu village, Trong gewog, Zhemgang dzongkhag. It is situated at an elevation of 4783.5 […]

Rawathang Lhakhang

Description Rawathang lhakhang is located in the south of Zhemgang town and is approximately 120 kms away from Zhemgang town, […]

Thrisa Gaden Choeling Lhakhang

Description Thrisa Gaden Choeling lhakhang is located in the south of Zhemgang town and it is approximately 132 Kms away […]

Pawangla Ney

Description Pawangla Ney is located above the gewog centre in Lamtang village in Goshing gewog under Zhemgang district.  Lamtang is […]

Goshing Trong Lhakhang

Description Goshing Trong lhakhang is in Lamtang village in Goshing gewog under Zhemgang district. Lamtang is approximately 8km drive from […]

Mamung Trong Lhakhang

Description Tashi Chhoeling, popularly known as Mamung Trong lhakhang, is in Mamung village in Phangkhar gewog under Zhemgang district. Mamung […]

Thongdrel Temple

Description The impressive Thongkhar Temple lies below the Meling Mountain range in the beautiful village of Dunglabi. The temple is […]

Umling Lhakhang

Description Umling Lhakhang is about 20 minutes’ walk from the Bardo gewog center, on the way towards Donag Yoezer Dargayling […]

Ogyen Choling Lhakhang

Description Ogyen Choling lhakhang is located above Tsaldang and Nyakha village in Nangkor gewog, Zhemgang dzongkhag. It is approximately 56 […]

Dongag Wosel Dargyeling Monastery

Description Dongag Wosel Dargyeling Monastery is located on a hilltop of Khomshar village at an altitude of 1739m above sea […]

Ogyen Choling Zangdopelri

Description Ogyen Choling Lhakhang is located in Ogyen Choling village, which is approximately 80k drive from Zhemgang, and a thirty-minute […]

Samdang Lhakhang

Description Samdang Temple is located at the centre of Khomshar village, at an altitude of 1262m, adjacent to the Basic […]

Buli Dechen Choling Lhakhang

Description   Buli Dechen Choling temple is located in the heart of Buli village under Nangkor gewog and is about […]

Lo-Nga Ney

Description     Lo-Nga Ney is situated high on the mountain between Khomshar and Bardo village under Zhemgang dzongkhag. It is about […]

Namling Lhakhang or Guru Lhakhang

Description Namling lhakhang is situated a few meters above the main road, on the left side of the settlement, amidst […]

Tunglabi Tsho (Lake)

Description Tunglabi Tsho (lake) is in the deserted Tunglabi village, and it is found below Goenpong temple and just above […]

Goenpong Lhakhang

Description Goenpong lhakhang (temple) is located on a hill top above the desolate Tunglabi village. It is surrounded by fallow […]

Wadang Lhakhang

Description Wadang lhakhang is located in the centre of Wadang village, covering around 60 decimal land area. It is half […]

Zhemgang Dzong

Description Zhemgang is one of the districts in central Bhutan, and the Zhemgang dzong sits on a ridge that drops […]

Duenmang Tshachu/ Duenmang Hot Spring

Description   Duenmang Tshachu or Duenmang hot spring is located on a steep cliff of Kamjong in Nangkor gewog under […]

Bjoka Lhakhang /Lhendrup Choling Lhakhang

Description Bjoka is situated around an hour’s drive from Panbang. A feeder road branches off the Zhemgang – Pangbang highway […]

Panthang Lhakhang/ Panthang Mangi Lhakhang

Description Panthang village lies to the south east of Zhemgang town. It is located along the newly built national highway, […]

Nangla Lhakhang

Description Nangla temple is located on top of a gentle hill, which is part of a mountain ridge where the […]

Sonam Choling Dratshang

Description Sonam Choling Dratshang or Sonam Choling Monastic School is located two kilometers drive east of Panbang town under Zhemgang […]

Yosel Choling Lhakhang or Throma Lhakhang

Description Yosel Choling Lhakhang, also known as Throma Lhakhang, sits at the end of the valley in the part of […]

Royal Manas National Park

Description The Royal Manas National Park covers an area of 1057 kilometer square – 653 kms(2) of core zone and […]

Buli Tsho

Description Tshomen Kuntu Zangmo commonly known as Buli Menmo is believed to be the deity of the Buli Tsho (Lake). […]

Buli Khelam Gonpai Lhakhang

Description Buli Khelam Gonpai Lhakhang is a privately-owned temple, and it is located in Buli Gonpa village. One can reach […]

Thendrel Choeling Monastery/Thanglajong Lhakhang

Description Thanglajong Lhakhang is community-owned temple located at Thanglajong village, Trong gewog (block), Zhemgang district, which is at an elevation […]

Monmo Tokto Lhakhang

Description Monmo Tokto Lhakhang features more of Tibetan architectural design. It is a two-story Lhakhang built on a hill. The […]

Kheng Buli Khar Lhakhang/Bar lhakhang

Description Khar Lhakhang is a community-owned temple located in the middle of Buli village, Zhemgang. It is a one-story temple […]

Houses of Bjoka and Ngangla Trong

Description Until recently, only the Khoche (Lords) families in Bjoka and in Ngangla had a house made of stone and wood […]

  • About Zhemgang

    • Zhemgang (Kheng)

      In 1963, the ancient region of Kheng (the historical Khengri Namsum) was divided into the districts of Mongar and Zhemgang. […]