1. Paro Taktsang

    Cliffside monastery with storied caves
    Sacred mountainside monastery with ornately designed temples & art, plus legendary meditation caves.

  2. Tashichho Dzong

    Buddhist monastery & fort with views
    Sizable Buddhist monastery & fortress with many shrines, plus flower gardens & city views.

  3. Gangteng Monastery

    1613 Nyingmapa Buddhist monastery
    Established in 1613, this Nyingmapa Buddhist monastery is the only one west of the Black Mountains.

  4. Rinpung Dzong

    Ornate Buddhist fortress with shrines
    Buddhist fortress featuring several shrines & chapels, plus wall paintings & grand architecture.

  5. Drukgyal Dzong
    3 reviews
    Dzong architecture and monastery
    Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro District, Bhutan. The dzong was probably built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest

  6. Simply Bhutan

    Living museum of Bhutanese culture
    Museum resembling a Bhutanese village, featuring traditional cuisine, demonstrations & performances.

  7. Folk Heritage Museum

    The Folk Heritage Museum or Phelchey Toenkhyim is a museum in Thimphu, Thimphu District, Bhutan.

  8. Bhutan Textile Museum

    The Bhutan Textile Museum or the National Textile Museum is a national textiles museum in Thimphu, Bhutan, located near the National Library of Bhutan. It is operated by the National Commission

  9. National Handicraft Emporium
    2 reviews

  10. Dechen Phodrang Monastery
    Dechen Phrodrang meaning “Palace of Great Bliss” is a Buddhist monastery in Thimphu, Bhutan. It is located to the north of the city. In 1971 it became a monastic school and currently it has 450
  11. Bhutan Postal Museum
    1 review

  12. National Textile Museum

  13. Simtokha Dzong

    Castle-monastery from the 1600s
    17th-century fortress & monastery featuring many ornate carvings & chapels with colorful murals.

  14. Buddha Dordenma statue

    Huge mountaintop Buddha statue & temple
    Towering Buddha statue overlooking the valley & perched above a temple filled with art & exhibits.

  15. Memorial Chorten, Thimphu

    Landmark stupa with a golden spire
    Iconic Buddhist stupa featuring a gilded spire, a vase-shaped upper story & 4 ornate portals.

  16. Changangkha Lhakhang

    Ridgetop Buddhist temple with city views
    Vibrant Buddhist temple offering sweeping views, an annual festival & spinning prayer wheels.

  17. Motithang Takin Preserve

    Wildlife reserve for a unique animal
    This wildlife reserve with trails is home to takin, an antelope-goat which is the national animal.

  18. Kuenselphodrang

    Former palace site with scenic views
    Scenic paved lookout point on the site of a former palace, with mountain & valley views.

  19. Phajoding Monastery

    Phajoding Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Bhutan. Phajoding Monastery is a 3-hour hike from the nearest road and is located above Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu. It was once one of the richest

  20. Pangri Zampa Monastery

    Pangri Zampa Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Bhutan.

  21. Royal Botanical Garden


  22. Buddha Dordenma, Thimphu
    4 reviews

  23. Dechenphodrang Chorten

  24. Thimphu Zoo

  25. Dechencholing Palace
    3 reviews

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