About Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang
Built on a hillock, in the heart of Phuentsholing is situated the Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. It is known to represent the celestial abode of the guru. It offers great views of the town and surrounding area.
The temple is in Park, which has a lovely ambience. It is a social hub of Phuentsholing. Lovers flock to this spot for impromptu dates, tourists and monks walk around. Chants can be heard often. The park is well maintained and one can sit back and relax with a book and coffee.
The small temple contains some fine examples of Buddhist drawings. The temple symbolizes the heaven as envisioned by Guru Rinpoche. The temple's floor has the huge paintings depicting life of Buddha. Another attraction of the temple are the statues of 8 manifestations of Guru Rinpoche.