Chakhar & Kenchosum Lhakhang


Chakhar & Kenchosum Lhakhang

Chakhar (the Iron Castle)

It is located about 3 km away from the Swiss Farm, and is the residence of king Sinda of the 8th century. It is still inhabited by one of his descendants, the Chakhar Lama.

Kenchosum Lhakhang

Kenchisum Lhakhang dates back to the 8th century. The inscription on the large bell testifies to it being cast for the Tibetan Royal Family. The pillar erected next to the entrance gate could be a megalith from prehistoric times.

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