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Ura Tsechu


The Ura Tsechu is a five day festival which attracts a great number of local villagers. The festival is celebrated in the courtyard of Ura Lakhang Temple and comprise of series of masked dances performed by monks and laymen.

The Ura Tsechu is a five day festival which attracts a great number of local villagers. The festival is celebrated in the courtyard of Ura Lakhang Temple and comprise of series of masked dances performed by monks and laymen. Like other tsechus of Bhutan, Ura Tsechu dances are also performed in honor of Guru Rinpoche. The festivals are a great opportunity to become immersed in the meaning of Bhutanese religion and it is a time to see people in their finest clothes enjoying themselves with their family and friends, as well as gaining merit by attending the festival. This festival attracts less tourists than those in Thimpu and Paro.

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