THIMPU – BHUTAN’s CAPITAL
It is the capital of the government, religion and business dealings. It is also home to some of the royal family members, civil servants, politician and monks. A visit to the Thimpu Dzong is worthwhile as it is built in 1641. So you’ve got more than 300 years of history ‘for your viewing’ pleasure!
BUDDHISM TEACHING – NATIONAL MEMORIAL CHORTEN
The word ‘Chorten’ means ‘Seat of Faith’. You could possibly look into it as the ‘Buddha’s Mind’ where exquisite depiction of Buddha’s teaching can be seen in scrolls, paintings and sculpture.
GENERAL POST OFFICE
What better way to send cool greetings than to visit the general post office and send it out to your friends and family all the way from Bhutan!
TALLEST BUDDHA STATUE IN BHUTAN
Located at Kuenselphodrang Nature Park, this 169 feet status Buddha makes its record as one oft he largest status Buddha in the world. A not to be miss great photo taking session with spectacular view from the hill.
Look out for the national flower of Bhutan; the incredibly beautiful Blue Poppy. You might still possibly find it on a hike to Chele La Pass. Slow down your pace as you walk through the uphill altitude to pause for a moment – enjoying the breeze and spectacular view.