Bhutan - Thimphu (PDF Chapter)

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Bhutan - Thimphu (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Thimphu chapter from Lonely Planet’s Bhutan guidebook.

Strung out along the Wang Chhu, Thimphu is Bhutan’s own mini-metropolis, an expanding bubble of shopping complexes, monasteries and chalet-like apartment buildings that reverts quickly to blue-pine forest at the city limits.

  • marvel at the scale of the grand and serene fortress of Trashi Chho Dzong
  • maps
  • plunge into Thimphu’s pungent Weekend Market for incense, local foodstuffs and arte-facts
  • transport
  • join the morning pilgrims circumambulating around Changangkha Lhakhang, Thimphu’s liveliest temple
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eat-ing, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Thimphu.

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