The Kila Nunnery monastery was founded by Chogyel Norbu in the 9th century and it is one of the oldest nunneries in Bhutan. Surrounding the monastery we will see several retreat houses.
Just a few years back the monastery served as the school for Buddhist study but now they have moved the school to Paro town owing to the harsh winter and rainy monsoon. Now the monastery is set exclusively for Buddhist practitioner who wants to go on retreat. There are about 20-25 nuns taking care of the monastery and attending to the practitioner