Phuntsholing is located opposite to the Indian town of Jaigoan. It is the commercial hub of Bhutan. Being a border town, it serves as an entry/exit point of Bhutan and also is the important link to visit the Indian state of West Bengal, Sikkim and Assam. It is the administrative seat of Chukha Districts. It is also a fascinating place where different ethnic groups mingle prominently Indian, Bhutanese and Nepalese.

  • Zangtho Pelri

The Phuntsholing Zangtho Pelri is located in the heart of the busy town. The temple inspires and refreshes the people to pause and have some rest after their busy schedule. The temple houses statues of eight manifestations of Guru Rinpoche, paintings on Buddha’s life, eight Bodhisattavas, statues of Avalokiteshvara and Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and statue of Amitabha.

  • Kharbandi Goemba

The Kharbandi Goemba overlooking the Phuntsholing Town and Valley is founded by Royal Grand Mother, Ashi Phuntsho Choedron in 1967. The monastery contains paintings on the life of Buddha, statues of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Guru Rinpoche.

  • Gaeddu College of Business Studies

It is the only government funded Business Management College under the Royal University of Bhutan. It is located in Gedu, 45 Kilometer away from Phuntsholing town toward Thimphu. The College has its campus spread over 289 acres of land.

Before the establishment of fully fledged premier business college, the campus belongs to Tala Hydroelectric Project Authority (THPA), and the premises were offices and residents for the THPA staffs. Later with the intension of establishing a Business Management college at Gedu, the Royal University of Bhutan decided to shift the faculty of Commerce from Sherubtse College to the newly established college and turned the campus and premises of THPA into one and only premier government college under the Royal University of Bhutan offering full time contemporary business and management education in the country.