The capital town of Bhutan, and the center of government, religion and commerce, Thimphu is a lively place, interesting combination of tradition and modernity. Home to civil servants, expatriates and the monk body, Thimphu is distinctive in its architectural style.

   Places you must see when you are in Thimphu:
   • National Memorial Chorten
   • Tashichho Dzong
   • Simtokha Dzong
   • National Library
   • Institute for Zorig Chusum
   • National Institute of Traditional Medicine
   • Folk Heritage and National Textile Museums
   • Handicrafts Shops
   • Weekend Market

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