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
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)
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
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
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
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
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Hey everyone, I am Timotheus. When I am not giving lectures, I love traveling and visiting cities and towns all over Asia. It is a thrill for me to find and share awesome places to see, great tasting food to eat, and restful rooms to get a good night’s sleep.