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Chukha:It has the most important gateway to Bhutan from India, via Phuentsholing and is also home to Bhutan’s main Industrial area.
Phuentsholing: The main gateway to Bhutan via road, this is a commercial hub and a vibrant town with a lot of hustle and bustle as the locals on either side of the border move in and out without any problems. It is connected to the Indian border town of Jaigaon on the other side. For tourists, this is one of the 2 points for entering and exiting Bhutan, the other one being Samdrup Jongkhar in the east.
Crocodile farm: There is a crocodile farm located just on the outskirts about 5 mins drive from town center. It was built in 1976 not to breed for skin and meat but to breed it to release in the wild to increase their number. The farm is home to 2 extinct species, the Gharial and the Mugger.
Kharbandi goenpa: It a small temple about 4kms from town situated on a hill which offers wonderful views of the Indian plains below.
Pasakha Industrial area: Bhutan’s main industrial area. The area is home to Bhutan’s metal, beverages and chemical industries.
Chukha Hyrdo Power: The first Hydro Power Project built in Bhutan. The plant generates 336MW of power from 4 turbines. The project was fully funded by India on a 60% loan and 40% grant and initiated in 1974.
Tala Hydro Power: The second Hydro Power Project built on the same river stretch; it is located few kilometres downstream from Chukha Hydro power plant. The project’s implementation began in 1999 and was completed in 2006. It was fully funded by the Indian Government on a 60% loan and 40% grant. The power plant has a capacity to generate 1020MW of power.
Gaedu College of Commerce: Bhutan’s second college was built here in mid 2000’s
Chukha Dzong: It is the newest Dzong in Bhutan which Her Majesty Gyeltsuen, Jetsun Pema inaugurated in 2012. The architecture of the Dzong is a mix of modern techniques retaining much of the old architectural style
JAMBAY LHAKHANG DRUP
MUSHROOM (MATSUTAKE) FESTIVAL
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HAA SUMMER FESTIVAL
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