Attractions in Thimphu

If you are planning on visiting Thimphu, we have compiled a list of must see attractions and things that you can do and see in Thimphu.

The Buddha Dordenma sits atop a hill overlooking the whole of Thimphu valley in kuensel phodrang which has become a must visit site in Thimphu, hence...
A 15 minutes drive from Thimphu Town, the preserve houses herds of Takin and some other rate animals.
Voluntary Artists Studio, Thimphu, popularly known as VAST is the citadel for the art lovers. It was first founded by a group of young inquisitive loc...
The Memorial Chorten, Thimphu, located on Doebum Lam in the southern-central part of the city near the Indian military hospital
A colossal 17th century fortress constructed on the western bank of the Thimphu River houses the Office of the His Majesty the King of Bhutan.
The institute plays an integral role in the preservation and promotion of the traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. Zorig Chusum translates to the th...
Popularly known as Sunday market, the Centenary Farmer’s Market is located at a walking distance from the main town in the capital.
A textile museum operated by the Royal Textile Academy, a civil society organization that aims to preserve and promote the art of weaving.
Built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, Cheri monastery sits on a rocky hillside and is frequented by monks to meditate.
The Institute pioneers in medicinal plant research and the development of traditional medicines.
A three-hour moderate hike to Phajoding monastery is one of the most rewarding hike tourists can engage in while in Thimphu.
From bars, karaoke and night clubs, there are many fun things to do at night in Thimphu.
The Jungshi paper factory is located approximately 1 km from Thimphu City, opposite to the Centenary farmers market.
At an elevation of 3100 meters, Dochula is one of the many mountain passes in Bhutan accessible by motor road.
Lungchutse hike will take you through a diverse forest of hemlock, rhododendrons and junipers until you reach the temple on the ridge.
Ser Bhum Brewery is Bhutanese craft beer brewery, located in the woods of Hungtsho. It is 12 kilometers away from Thimphu en route to Punakha
Authentic Bhutanese Craft bazaar in Thimphu sits along the Norzin Lam stretching from the Taj Tashi hotel up till Royal textile academy of Bhutan.
An outlet to market and sell products made by farmers from local communities in Bhutan.
The university is located in the northern end of the Thimphu valley. The road gets narrower and the valley starts caving in imposing its gigantic rise...
Simply Bhutan is a “live” Museum with an interactive environment where the tourists can presume to live a life of a traditional Bhutanese lifestyle in...
The museum is a restored 150 years old house furnished with an 18th century interior setting. A walk around the house can give tourists a glimpse of m...
Babesa Village Restaurant has become one of the must-visit eatery places in Thimphu for both tourists and locals alike.
Located in North of Thimphu at about 30 minutes drive from the main town, this monastery, now a College of Bhutanese Astrology is one of the oldest mo...
The museum flaunts artifacts and unique stamps that narrate the history of Bhutan and the journey of post in Bhutan.