Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Thimphu

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Thimphu is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Thimphu a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Thimphu.

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  1. Tashichho Dzong

    #1 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Thimphu
    Tashichho Dzong

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Chhagchhen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Perched majestically on the western bank of the Wangchu Riverwith a commanding view of theThimphu valley, the Tashichho Dzong or Thimphu Dzong is known as the ‘the fortress of the auspicious rel...Read more

  2. Choki Traditional Art School

    #2 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Thimphu
    Choki Traditional Art School

    Tags: Shopping Center, Arts And Crafts

    Address: Kabesa Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This art school is just a sheer delight for a visit. Established in 1999, it fulfils a cleverly-crafted dual objective – it educates children whose formal education was discontinued due to socio...Read more

  3. National Institute For Zorig Chusum

    #3 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Thimphu
    National Institute For Zorig Chusum

    Tags: Arts And Crafts

    Address: Street Pedzoe Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:30 pm Details

    The National Institute for Zorig Chusum is another of the Bhutanese government’s initiative to preserve local art and culture –commonly referred to as 'the painting school', offers four to...Read more

  4. Tango Buddhist Monastery

    #4 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Thimphu
    Tango Buddhist Monastery

    Tags: Hiking Trail, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: 14km North of Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 07:00 am - 11:00 am Details

    The word ‘Tango’ means ‘horse head’ in the Bhutanese language, in conformance the deity Hayagrive (locally also referred to as Tandin) deified in the monastery. This is a nice ...Read more

  5. Phajoding Monastery

    #5 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Thimphu
    Phajoding Monastery Image

    Tags: Religious Site, View Point, Monastery

    Address: Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At a bracing 13,000 feet, the Phajoding Monastery is a Buddhist monastery that is a 3-hour hike from the nearest road overlooking the capital city of Thimphu. Founded by Phajo Drugom Zhigpo, it was on...Read more

  6. Changangkha Lhakhang

    #6 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Thimphu
    Changangkha Lhakhang

    Tags: Shopping Center, Monastery

    Address: Changangkha Lhakhang Footpath,Street Sevina Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 07:00 am - 10:00 am Details

    Immensely popular amongst the local Bhutanese, the Changangkha Lhakhang temple is perched regally upon a ridge above central Thimpu, south east of Motithang. Established in the 12th century by Lama Ph...Read more

  7. National Library

    #7 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Thimphu
    National Library

    Tags: Library

    Address: PO Box 185, Pedzoe Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 s...Read more

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