Bhutan - Thimphu (Chapter)
This is the Thimphu chapter from Lonely Planet’s Bhutan guidebook.
As the 50-year-old capital of one of the world’s most unusual countries, Thimphu has a youthful exuberance that constantly challenges the country’s natural conservatism. The resulting juxtapositions of old and new are an essential part of its charm.
- shop for incense and amulets in the bustling weekend market
- restaurants & accommodation
- savour the serenity of the imposing yet peaceful Trashi Chhoe Dzong
- marvel at the skill and artistry of Bhutanese arts and crafts at the National Institute for Zorig Chusum
Coverage includes: Why Go, When to Go, Sights, Activities, Walking Tour, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Entertainment, Shopping and Around Thimpu.
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