Dechenphodrang Monastery

Dechen Phrodrang. meaning "Palace of Great Bliss". is a Buddhist monastery in , . It is located to the north of the city. In 1971 it became a monastic school and currently it has 450 student monks enrolled in eight-year courses with a staff of 15.

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Library
The , , was established in 1967 for the purpose of "preservation and promotion of the rich cultural and religious heritage" of Bhutan. is situated 2 km south of Dechenphodrang Monastery. Photo: Cfynn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The or Phelchey Toenkhyim is a museum in , , . is situated 2 km south of Dechenphodrang Monastery. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

School
The of Bhutan was founded to preserve and promote the living art of weaving which is an important part of the culture and tradition of . is situated 2½ km south of Dechenphodrang Monastery. Photo: Cfynn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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