Bhutan Tourist Attractions

    Buddha Dordenma

    Great Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue in the mountains of Bhutan celebrating the 60th anniversary of fourth king Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

    National Museum of Bhutan

    National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968 in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building above Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Majesty the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck the third hereditary Monarch of Bhutan.

    Taktsang Monastery

    Paro Taktsang is a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan. A temple complex was first built in 1692 around the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for Four Months in the 8th century.

    Paro International Airport

    National Memorial Chhorten Thimphu

    The Memorial Stupa Thimphu also known as the Thimphu Chorten is a stupa in Thimphu Bhutan located on Doeboom Lam in the southern-central part of the city near the main roundabout and Indian military hospital.

    Changangkha Lhakhang

    Changangkha Lhakhang is one of the oldest Lhakhang in Thimphu and its a wish-fulfilling temple. It is situated in a small hill .

    Punakha Dzong

    - built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. For many years until the time of the second king it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952.

    Semtokha Dzong

    Buddhist University

    Tashichho Dzong

    Tashichhoedzong is a Buddhist monastery and fortress on the northern edge of the city of Thimphu in Bhutan on the western bank of the Wang Chu.

    Royal Takin Preserve

    Motithang Takin Preserve located in the Motithang district of Thimphu Bhutan is a wildlife reserve area for takin the national animal of Bhutan. Originally a mini-zoo it was converted into a preserve when it was discovered that the animals refrained from inhabiting the surrounding forest even when set free.

    Trongsa Dzong

    It was the seat of power over central & eastern BhutanTrongsa previously Tongsa is a Thromde or town and the capital of Trongsa District in central Bhutan

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