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...
Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant
The restaurant inside the Folk Heritage Museum serves good Bhutanese meals and has a delightful al fresco patio among the fruit trees.
Gadem Lam · interesting places nearby
Zilukha Nunnery information
Just above Gadem Lam in the north of Thimphu 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. It's best visited after the BBS tower, by taking Gaden Lam for great views of Thimphu and Trashi Chhoe Dzong.