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Located 14 km in the north of capital of Thimphu, near Cheri mountain, Tango Monastery was founded by Phajo Drugom Zhigpo in the 12th century and built to its present form by Gyelsey Tenzn rabgye in 1688.

The monastery serves as the highest center for religious studies and majority of religious leaders locally known as “Je Khenpo” and other practitioners has to undergo nine years of training program.

Upon completion of their training, they spend another 3 years, 3 months, 3 days at near Cheri Goenpa retreat.

An hour of hike reaches the monastery and it is one of the spots one shouldn’t miss on your trip to Bhutan.

Know more about this trip at Amedewa Tours And Trek.