5 places to visit in Phuentsholing on your Bhutan Trip

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Places to visit in Phuentsholing on your Bhutan trip. Phuentsholing is a bustling trading hub for many Bhutanese.

Aside from other places in Bhutan Phuentsholing sightseeing has its own tangible beauty and serenity along with diversified Bhutanese, Indian and Nepali culture trends.

Places to visit in phuentsholing Bhutan
Phuentsholing sightseeing

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Top 5 Places To Visit In Phuentsholing

1. Crocodile Breeding Center- Amo chhu

Crocodile breeding centre in Phuentsholing
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Crocodile breeding centre is the most recommended places to visit in Phuentsholing fill with endangered crock Gharials, mugger crocodiles, migratory birds and numerous kinds of fish.

The ticket cost about Nu. 5 for Bhutanese nationals and Nu. 20 for tourist visitors. The centre lies just above Bus Booking along with the Bank of Amo chhu Rivers. 

Timing: The centre opens at 9: am in morning till 6: pm

2.Kharbandi or Richending Lhakhang in Phuentsholing

Kharbandi lhakhang in phuentsholing
Kharbandi Lhakhang in phuentsholing

The monastery is also the best place to visit In Phuentsholing built on behalf of fourth Druk Gyalpo King Jigme Singye Wangchuk by Ashi  Phuntsho Choden Wangchuck in the 1960s splendidly cuddled on the hills of kharbandi.

The main relics inside Rinchending Goemba are Giant statues of Ugyen Guru, Buddha and lama Zhabdrung  Rinpoche surrounded by picturesque eight Chorten stupas.  

You can also enjoy the serene of Main Phuentsholing and Jaigon town during clear weather.

3. Zhadopelri Lhakhang

In Bhutanese native Zhadopelri refer to Ugyen guru Rinpoche’s Palace, great renowned Vajrayana master from Indian quashing wrathful deities, building monasteries and the most popular ones are tiger’s nest monastery in Paro, singye Dzong and many more.

You will encounter many Bhutanese circumambulating prayer wheels simultaneously chanting mantras around the temple.

You can also find a water fountain build at the centre of the temple that shines brightly during night hours giving panoramic views to many visitors.

phuentsholing park
panoramic views during nighttime

There are many pigeons residing on the roof of the temple i.e. please take extra caution while circumambulating, since they might poop on you.

4. Phuentsholing Bhutan Border Gate

Places to visit in phuentsholing
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Bhutan Border Gate is the main gateway between the Indian border Jaigoan and Phuentsholing. The Gate is beautifully painted with traditional Bhutanese arts and crafts.

On a sunny day, you might find numerous people lounging beside a greenery flower garden parallel to Bhutan Gate.

5.Toorsa River Views recommended Places To Visit In Phuentsholing

toorsa river in phuentsholing
toorsa river in phuentsholing

After visiting all the places that I have listed out, you need to check out Toorsa River Views, undoubtedly it’s one of the best places to visit in Phuentsholing and it turns out to be more enjoyable when you visit with your friends and family.

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It’s one of the recommended places to visit in Phuentsholing after your tiring schedule; you can find many people around savouring the beauty of the Toorsa River.

It normally takes around 20 -25 minutes to reach the Toorsa River.

The Diverse culture, hills and beautiful monasteries make Phuentsholing one of the most recommended places to visit during your Bhutan trip moreover Indian tourists don’t need a visa when travelling to Bhutan.

Thank you so much for reading my blog; if I have left out any information on the best places to visit in Phuentsholing, please feel free to comment below.

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