National Library

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  • Address: PO Box 185, Pedzoe Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +975-2322693
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Library, Family And Kids

The National Library of Bhutan is definitely a good spot that you can take a tour of with your friends and family. With an aim to preserve the religious and cultural heritage of Bhutan, this library started its journey in the year 1967. The authority of this place keeps all its priceless materials in such an orderly way so that any Bhutanese staying at any corner of the world can find it easy to know anything related to his or her motherland. The astonishing collection of this library includes orthodox xylographic blocks, rare manuscripts, and records, innumerable books on Bhutanese history, religion, tradition, and culture. Literary works of both old and contemporary periods can be seen here prominently.

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  • National Library Address: PO Box 185, Pedzoe Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • National Library Contact Number: +975-2322693
  • National Library Timing: 24-hrs
  • National Library Price: Free
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  • 8.78% of people who visit Thimphu include National Library in their plan

  • 95% of people start their National Library visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see National Library

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Library

People normally club together Royal Textile Academy Of Bhutan and Royal Thimphu Golf Course while planning their visit to National Library.

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  • Interesting place capturing the progress of Bhutan over the years. A majority of the books are in dzongka. A few English books can be found too. Connoisseurs of Indo Bhutan history might find some interesting artifacts here. Scriptures related to different subsects of Buddhism can be found here as well

  • Not so good enough. Collection of books is not in large numbers. Surrounding atmosphere and scenic view is however lovely.

  • A collection of old Archive. The most interesting about it is they have the largest book which was recorded in the Genius Book of World Record.

  • It has the richest collection of books on Buddhism, history and culture of Bhutan.

  • typical bhutanese building, with wooden floors inside; can see the world's largest book on the ground floor; otherwise just casually roam around, with nothing particular, but see some pictures of Dzongs of Bhutan

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