Royal Academy of Performing Arts
Voluntary Artists Studio Thimphu & Alaya Gallery
The impressive Voluntary Artists Studio Thimphu is the capital's main centre for artists. The goal of the studio is to promote both...
Royal Textile Academy
National Textile Museum
Thimphu's National Textile Museum is worth a visit to learn about Bhutan's living national art of weaving. The ground floor focuses on...
Modern cinema screening Bhutanese movies in a new mall development that also boasts a supermarket, restaurant and coffee shop.
Friendly grocery shop with cereals, bread and plenty of packaged foodstuffs.
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Lonely Planet review
The home of the Royal Dance Troupe works to preserve Bhutan's folk-dancing heritage and trains professional dancers who perform several of the dances at the Thimphu tsechu. With advance notice they will provide a one-hour performance for visitors, or ask your guide if there's a practise session you could attend.