travelgrove Travel Guides

Thimphu Map, Bhutan

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Thimphu Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Thimphu with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Thimphu useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Thimphu!

Thimphu Travel Guide

The infrastructure of the city has improved a lot since 1955 when it was crowned the capital of Bhutan. But the efforts have not been very fruitful due to lack of funds. Facilities like drainage, water supply, sewerage and roads need a lot of assistance. The major exports of Thimpu comprise of textiles and wooden crafts. read more

Thimphu History

Shabdrung holds a prominent position in the history of Thimphu. He was the force behind unifying the entire country and for constructing the most beautiful temple - fortresses also known as dzongs. He pioneered the dual system of spiritual and temporal leaders that was brought down by Sir Ugyen Wangchuck in the early 20th century. Shabdrung - the monk ruler was a Tibetian native and he ruled the country for 35 years.... read more

Thimphu Nightlife

If you don’t have a favorite drink yet, you must definitely try two of the most popular local drinks. They are called Souza and Ara. The first one is a delicious aromatic tea and the second one is a drink distilled from corn. If you think the second one is more appealing to you, it is recommended to have a good meal before, otherwise you will easily get drunk and you miss all the fun. read more

Thimphu Sightseeing

Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion): This dzong was first built in 1661. The complete structure was renovated in 1961-62 except the Central Keep. Presently it houses the main government offices, the National Assembly, the throne room of the King and the summer headquarters of the Central Monastic Body. read more

Things about Thimphu you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
There are no up to date travel tips for Thimphu, Bhutan
Be the first to post one.
Note: You may write a tip about any destination you like. This will help users who eventually plan on traveling there.
ToolsBookmark and Share

Popular destinations

   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it