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Thimphu

Thimphu, the capital city, is a bustling town on the banks of the river Wang Chhu. It is home to the Bhutanese Royal Family, the Royal Government and to several foreign missions and development projects.


  • Memorial Chorten
    Memorial Chorten

    This stupa was built in 1974 in memory of the Third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk by his mo...

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  • Tango Monastery
    Tango1

    Is located in northern Thimphu and it is about one hour hike from the nearest road head. It was foun...

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  • Cheri Monastery
    Cheri1

    Is located in north Thimphu, near Tango monastery....

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  • Centenary Farmers' Market
    Centenary Farmer's Market

    Is a weekend market open from Friday to Sunday where farmers from different nearby Dzongkhags bring ...

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  • The Institute of Zorig Chusum

    Is an institute where the students learn the Bhutanese arts and crafts....

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  • The Institute of Traditional Medicine

    Is an institute which was set up in 1979 to develop the Bhutanese herbal medicine which was used in ...

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  • Tashichho Dzong
    Thimphu Tashichho Dzong and Town

    The “Fortress of the glorious religion” houses the throne room of His Majesty the King, governme...

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  • Dochula Druk Wangyal Chortens (108 stupas)
    Dochula

    Was built by Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck in 2008. It is located between...

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  • Kuenselphodrang (Buddha Point)
    Buddha Statue

    The 169 feet bronze Buddha Dordenma that it just so happens to be the tallest Buddha Dordenma statue...

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  • Semtokha Dzong
    simtokha dzong

    Five miles from Thimphu, on a lofty ridge, stands Semtokha Dzong the oldest fortress in the Kingdom....

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  • Changangkha Lhakhang
    Changangkha1

    Is located on a ridge above the capital city and it was established in the 12th century....

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  • The Folk Heritage Museum
    Folk Heritage Mesume

    It was founded by Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck in 2001. It provides not ...

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Highlights


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Taktsang Monastery: Tiger's Nest

Taktsang Monastery, popularly known as the Tiger's Nest among travelers.
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Destinations

Attractions are plentiful in Bhutan - beautiful fortresses (Dzongs), sacred temples, enchanting villages, or monasteries.…
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Events Calendar

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Tour Packages

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