Bhutan

Thimphu

The Capital City Of Bhutan, Thimphu Is The Largest In The Whole Of The Kingdom. It Is A Beautiful And Peaceful Place To Visit While On A Holiday In Bhutan. It Is The Modern City In Bhutan Wherein You Can Find A Large Number Of Restaurants, Internet Cafes, Nightclubs And Shopping Centers. The City Retains Its Cultural Identity And Values Amidst The Signs Of Modernization. It Is One Of The Few Towns In Bhutan That Have Been Equipped With Atm Banking Facilities And Is A Good Place To Stock Up Some Currency Notes.

One Of The Most Salient Features Of Thimphu Is That It Is The Only Capital In The World That Does Not Use Traffic Lights. The Juxtaposition Of Ancient Tradition And Modernity Make Thimphu An Ideal Location For Tourists To Break Away From The Hustle Bustle Of The Daily Life.

City At A Glance

Total Population Latitude Longitude
79,185 27 Degrees North 89 Degrees East

Places Of Interest In Thimphu

TashichhoDzong
Tashichho Dzong
MemorialChorten
National Memorial Chorten
DordenmaStatue
Buddha Dordenma Statue
HeritageMuseum
Folk Heritage Museum
SimtokhaDzong
Simtokha Dzong
ThimphuTshechu
Thimphu Tshechu
NationalLibrary
National Library
zorigchusum
Institute For Zorig Chusum
MedicineInstitute
Traditional Medicine Institute
textilemuseum
National Textile Museum
HandicraftsShops
Handicrafts Shops
WeekendMarket
Weekend Market
Changangkha
Changangkha Lhakhang
CraftBazaar
Craft Bazaar
JunghiPaperFactory
Junghi Handmade Paper Factory
Zangthopelri
Zangthopelri Lhakhang
simplybhutan
Simply Bhutan Museum
zilukhanunnery
Drubthob Goempa

Festivals Of Thimphu

Most Of The Festivals Celebrated In Thimphu Have A Connection With Buddhism. These Festivals Are Celebrated With Music, Dance And Religious Allegorical Plays. Some Of The Important Festivals Include Bhutanese New Year In January/February, Buddha Parinirvana And The Birthday Of Guru Padmasambhava In May/June.

Adventure In Thimphu

The Entire Region Around Thimphu Has Excellent Trekking Route Of Different Levels And Provides Ample Opportunities For Trekking, Hiking, River Rafting And Wildlife Excursions.

Excursions Around Thimphu Valley

tango
Tango Goemba
cheri
Cheri Goemba
phajoding
Phajoding Goemba
langchuzekha
Lungchuzekha Goemba
TakinPreserve
Takin Preserve, Motithang
RoyalGarden
Botanical Gardens, Serbithang
CoronationPark
Coronation Park
TandinNye
Tandin Nye
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