Best Places To Visit In Bhutan

Best Places To Visit In Thimphu Bhutan

Bhutan is a beautiful country. Ever since I visited Thimphu, I have longed to make a return trip. The mountains, the fresh crisp air, the warm and friendly people are just some of the reasons why I would love to visit Bhutan again. It definitely deserves the title – The Last Shangri-La on Earth.

In this section, the Best Places to Visit in Thimphu Bhutan is presented. Just a few, for a start. There is the Clock Tower, the famous Changangkha Lhakhang Temple, Tashichho Dzong, and even Bhutan’s National Animal – the treasured Takin. I hope you enjoy what I share here.

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Clock Tower Square

Best Places To Visit In Thimphu Bhutan - Clock Tower Square, Front View - Click on Image to Read More
Best Places To Visit In Thimphu Bhutan – Clock Tower Square, Front View – Click on Image to Read More

When you visit Thimphu, Bhutan, you cannot miss the famous Clock Tower Square where there is the well known clock tower. This place is the center of the city, and where important events are held. Details and more photos about the Clock Tower Square – Read More.


Changangkha Temple (aka Changangkha Lhakhang)

Best Places To Visit In Thimphu Bhutan, an ancient temple named Changangkha Lhakhang that has a mysterious and mystical ambience. Definitely a must visit! - Click on Image to Read More
Best Places To Visit In Thimphu Bhutan, an ancient temple named Changangkha Lhakhang that has a mysterious and mystical ambience. Definitely a must visit! – Click on Image to Read More

This is one of the oldest temple in Thimphu, Bhutan. You definitely must visit this place!

Resting at the top of a hill, this temple is beautifully designed with colorful ancient Bhutanese crafts, sculptures and artworks. Do not miss the huge prayer bell. See the photos and watch the videos to get a sense of the magical experience you will get here. Read More


Bhutan’s National Animal – The Takin

What To Do In Bhutan - See Takin, Bhutan National Animal - Click on Image to Read More
What To Do In Bhutan – See Takin, Bhutan National Animal – Click on Image to Read More

Protected by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Takin is also a national treasure of Bhutan. Today, this mysterious and mystical creature is classified as ‘Vulnerable’. Before you visit Bhutan, you must read this article. I provide you details of what the Takin is, and also the legend of how the Takin was created by the gods. Read More


Tashichho Dzong

Tashichho Dzong as seen from afar - Click on Image to Read More
Tashichho Dzong as seen from afar – Click on Image to Read More

Formerly, this was the fortress monastery. Now, it is the seat of government. It is rare that photos of inside the Tashichho Dzong are taken. Fortunately, the ruling was relaxed during one of the major festivals. Check out this impressive building and the seldom-seen interior. Read More


Radio Tower Hill

Timotheus reached the top of Rado Tower Hill - Click on Image to Read More
Timotheus reached the top of Rado Tower Hill – Click on Image to Read More

Check out that awesome view of Thimphu valley and the city. It makes the climb up Radio Tower Hill totally worth the blood, sweat and tears. All right. All right. So, there was only sweat. But it was not an easy climb. Plus, there were some interesting sights along the trek. Read More



If you have ANY questions about Best Places To Visit In Thimphu Bhutan, or any of the above articles, ANY at all, please submit your questions as comments below. I will be happy to help you out.

Thank you for reading this.

Wishing you and your loved ones safe and happy travels,

Timotheus

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