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The Kuenrey of the Punakha Dzong

The Kuenrey, at the far end of the Dzong is a must-see. As soon as you enter this temple, you will be awed by the giant statues of the Buddha, flanked by the Guru and the Zhabdrung. Dont forget to look up at the ceiling. Hundreds of beautifully painted dragons adorn the high ceiling. Be sure to ask your guide about the paintings on the walls. The Kuenrey of the Punakha Dzong has the most beautiful painting of the 12 episodes of the life of the Buddha (Zedpa Chuni). This series of 12 paintings can tell you a lot about Buddhism.


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Taken on April 9, 2009