Photographs by courtesy of the Tourism Council of Bhutan
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Artist: Jigme Drukpa Title: ‘Thrung Thrung Karmoi Lu’ from CD: ‘Endless Songs of Bhutan’
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Location: North-Eastern Bhutan
Distance from Trashigang: 53km (1hr)
Elevation: 1,871m (6,137ft)
Constructed near the river, it is based on the stupa of Bodhnath in Nepal and was built in 1740 by Lama Ngawang Loday. During the second month of the lunar calendar there is an interesting celebration here, known as ‘Kora’.
About one hour’s walk from Chorten Kora, Bomdeling is the winter resting place of a flock of black-necked cranes.
Institute of Zorig Chusum
A visit to the traditional Institute of Arts and Crafts above the town will provide you with an insight into the different arts and craft works practised in Bhutan. The Institute started a few years back and with support from the Government, trains many school leavers in the arts and crafts.
Thrichu Gompa, Pang Chorten, etc.