Jambay Lhakhang (temple) is one of oldest temple built in the 7th century by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo who was the founder of Tibetan Empire. He is traditionally accredited for introducing Buddhism to Tibet and creating the Tibetan Alphabet. It is believed that this King had built 108 temples in the Himalayas region to pin down a giant ogress. This is one of the two temples built in Bhutan. The other one is in Paro.