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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 people of Thimpu are friendly but quiet. They carry out their jobs very methodically and with great perfection. Buddhism is the main religion of Thimpu. You can come across monks and priests offering teachings of Buddhism at every corner of the city. Festivals in Thimpu are one way or the other linked to Buddhism. Visiting Thimpu at the time of festivals is an added bonus as you get to see the true Bhutanese... read more

Thimphu Nightlife

In Thimphu you will come across several restaurants that will remain in your memory with their cuisine. Rice and cheese are the basic ingredients in Bhutan cuisine, and the predominant flavor is chili. The staff is friendly and professional and will do its best to make your stay a perfect one. read more

Thimphu History

On his visit to Thimphu, Padmasambhav laid the foundation of many Buddhist monasteries. In the 15th or 16th century AD, the Buddhist scholar Padmalingpa arrived in Thimphu. He established Buddhism as a convention over here. Moreover the rise of the Drukpa sect piloted the formation of the theocracy of Druk-yul by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1616.   read more

Thimphu Sightseeing

 Simtokha Dzong: This dzong was constructed in the year 1627. It is the oldest dzong of Thimphu and is also known as the gateway to the Thimphu valley. The dzong is the abode to the Rigney School for Dzongkha and the monastic studies. Simtokha contains some wonderful frescos and slate carvings.  read more

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