National Institute for Zorig Chusum
This institute, commonly known as 'the painting school', operates four- to six-year courses that provide instruction in Bhutan's 13...
The National Library was established in 1967 to preserve ancient Dzongkha and Tibetan texts. For tourists it's of interest mainly as a...
Folk Heritage Museum
This restored three-storey, rammed-earth and timber building replicates a traditional farmhouse and is furnished as it would have been...
This project trains young Bhutanese with a learning disability as bakers. It's worth your support, especially as all that this involves...
Lonely Planet review
After visiting the telecommunications tower, take Gaden Lam for great views of Thimphu and Trashi Chhoe Dzong. Just above the road is this modern nunnery, which is also called Drubthob Goemba. The site has links to Thangtong Gyelpo, and there's an interesting enclosed chorten in the main courtyard.