Thimphu

Thimphu – capital city of Bhutan

Thimphu Tashi choedzong( The Capital of Bhutan )

Thimphu Tashi choedzong( The Capital of Bhutan )

Bhutan’s capital city of Thimphu is a fascinating blend of the old and the new modernanity.  The Kingdom’s capital city is home to approximately 100,000 inhabitants including the Royal family. (more…)


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Trashigang

khaling handloom

khaling handloom

Trashigang (3,773m) is the largest urban center in eastern Bhutan. It is known for its magnificent landscapes, woodwork and fine weaving. The 17th century Trashigang Dzong commands a spectacular view over the valley and the Gong River below. In winter, semi-nomadic people from the north-eastern glacial valleys of (more…)


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Mongar

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Monger Dzong of Bhutan

Mongar is Bhutan’s eastern commercial center. Like other towns in the East, Mongar is located on the top of a hill. The Dzong provides an exhilarating vista and houses many ancient artifacts. (more…)


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Bumthang

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Bumthang Dzong of Bhutan

Bumthang is the spiritual heartland of Bhutan and distinguished in history as the first place Buddhism was introduced to Bhutan by Guru Rimpoche. (more…)


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Trongsa

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Trongsa Dzong of Bhutan

Ancestral home of Bhutan’s ruling dynasty, Trongsa is a strategically located town on the east-west route. Trongsa Dzong, built on a spur with a spectacular views of the (more…)


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Haa

A general view of the Haa Dzong, a fortress, that was built in 1895 in Bhutan June 28, 2009. Five decades ago, Bhutan was a feudal, medieval place with no roads, proper schools or hospitals and scarcely any contact with the outside world. Today education and health care are free and life expectancy has risen to 66 years from less than 40. Picture taken June 28, 2009. REUTERS/Singye Wangchuk (BHUTAN SOCIETY)

A general view of the Haa Dzong, a fortress, that was built in 1895 in Bhutan June 28, 2009. Five decades ago, Bhutan was a feudal, medieval place with no roads, proper schools or hospitals and scarcely any contact with the outside world. Today education and health care are free and life expectancy has risen to 66 years from less than 40. Picture taken June 28, 2009. REUTERS/Singye Wangchuk (BHUTAN SOCIETY)

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Punakha

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Punakha Dzong of Bhutan

Punakha is Bhutan’s previous capital and the winter seat of the Central Monastic Body due to its sub-tropical climate. (more…)


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Paro

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Paro Dzong of Bhutan

Paro, pastoral beauty holds the only international Airport. This picturesque region is one of the widest valleys in the kingdom and is covered in fertile rice fields and has a beautiful, crystalline river meandering down the valley. (more…)


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Samdrup Jongkhar

Bhutan’s spectacular scenery forms a backdrop to every town, village and isolated monastery that dots the landscape. The population is mainly concentrated in the towns and villages and it is in these fascinating places that you can really discover the spirit of the Bhutanese people


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