Thimphu is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Thimphu one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Thimphu is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Thimphu or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Thimphu. Explore the historical monuments of Thimphu with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Thimphu guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Thimphu page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Thimphu landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Thimphu.
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30km from Thimphu, Trashigang-Semtokha Highway, Hungtso, Bhutan
The most well-known pass in Bhutan, Dochula Pass towers at a whopping 10, 000 feet above sea level and offers visitors a postcard-like panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks on clear, winter days. With a great cup of coffee to boot at the open-air restaurant, this pass is a great place to unwind at and very much worth the hairpin turns and adrenalin...
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Buddha Point, Above Changzamthok district, Bhutan
Faith manifests itself in the form of a large watchful guardian in Bhutan – standing tall at a whopping 51.5 meters, cast in bronze and gilded in gold, this is one of the largest Buddha statues in the world. Seated regally upon a large meditation hall, this Shakyamuni Buddha structure is a work in progress, the location of which used to be th...
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Chhoten Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
07:00 am - 09:00 am
The Memorial Chorten, or the Thimphu Chorten, welcomes you at the entrance with traders selling souvenirs, carvings and incense. This Tibetan-style chorten is one of the most prominent religious landmarks in the city, resplendent in its golden spires, bells and prayer wheels. Located on Doeboom Lam in the southern-central part of Thimphu, it was co...