Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Thimphu

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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Let's witness the history of Thimphu with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Dochula Pass

    #1 of 3 Historical Places in Thimphu
    Dochula Pass

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, War Memorial

    Address: 30km from Thimphu, Trashigang-Semtokha Highway, Hungtso, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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...Read more

  2. Buddha Dordenma

    #2 of 3 Historical Places in Thimphu
    Buddha Dordenma

    Tags: Landmark, View Point, Monument, Statue

    Address: Buddha Point, Above Changzamthok district, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

  3. Thimphu Chorten

    #3 of 3 Historical Places in Thimphu
    Thimphu Chorten

    Tags: Memorial, Street Market

    Address: Chhoten Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 am Details

    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 landm...Read more

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