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Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Memorial House

Get an interesting insight into one of the spiritual teachers of Bhutan’s royal family — Khyentse Rinpoche.

Travelers who appreciate local history and culture would love to visit the Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Memorial House. Located outside a 17th-century monastery and the former residence of the Buddhist lama Khyentse Rinpoche, the museum is a worthy addition to any tour thanks to its interesting exhibits and personal memorabilia of the lama. The museum features the lama’s photographs, personal belongings, letters, and books. The museum also has a life-like statue of Rinpoche in ceremonial costume and hat.



The memorial house is located in Kyichu, Paro.


Opening Days and Hours

The museum is open every day.


Entry Fee and Bookings

Entrance to the museum is free.


How to Get There

  • You can fly into Bhutan via the country’s sole international airport in Paro.
  • From the Paro city centre, you can rent a car or motorbike and proceed to the memorial house.


Suggested For

  • Backpackers/solo travelers
  • Couples
  • Group of friends
  • Families


Time to Spend

You can explore the museum in 1 to 2 hours.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

You can visit the museum any time of the day.



Food options located near the museum include the Brioche Cafe, Sonam Trophel Restaurant, Champaca Cafe, and Taktsang Cafeteria.



Nearby Attractions

  • Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge



Only 3 accommodations are located near the museum, which includes Nivvana Lodge and Homestay and Peljorling. Rates range from USD 24 to USD 40 per night.

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