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Kurjey Lhakhang Complex

The Kurjey Lhakhang Complex is a significant spiritual site where Guru Rinpoche meditated on solid rock, leaving the imprint of his body, hence known as "kurjey," meaning body imprint. The complex comprises three spacious temples. Upon entering, the first temple to the right is Guru Lhakhang, dating back to 1652, housing the sacred cave. The middle temple, Sampalundrup, was constructed in 1900 by the first King Ugyen Wangchuk during his role as Trongsa Penlop. The third temple was built under the patronage of the Grandmother, Her Majesty Ashi Kesang Wangchuk. The site is rich in myths and stories, and it hosts an annual festival featuring masked dances and cultural performances.