This stupa was built in 1974 in the cognizance of Bhutan's third King,King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, who is generally contemplated as Father of modern Bhutan.The paintings and statues inside the monument provide a deep sagacity into Buddhist philosophy.
It is a staunch to fasten people to the Bhutanese rustic past through flaunts, demonstrations, educational programmes and documentation of rural life.The age of structure demonstrates the durability and performance of the building materials. From ground to top floor the house is composed of typical domestic tools and equipments that would have been used by a family during that period. The museum is also flourishing some of the vernacular trees and plants that were used for various domestic purposes in the rural households.
With the opening of Textile Museum, under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen Ashi Sangay Choden, Bhutanese textile have reached new heights as one of the most visible distinct art form. The textile museum has opened its exhibition on six major themes - warp pattern weaves, weft pattern weaves, role of textiles in religion, achievements in textile arts, textiles from indigenous fibers and the royal collection. The crowns of Bhutan's Kings, namzas (dresses), the first version of Royal Crown and other accessories used by members of Royal family can be found in the museum.
"Fortress of the glorious religion", Trachicho Dzong Thimphuit was originally built in 1641 and later refashioned in its adjacent form by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk in 1965. The Dzong houses main secretariat building which makes space for the throne room of His Majesty, the King of Bhutan. During the warmer summer months, the monk body headed by His Holiness, the Je Khenpo, makes its home in the Dzong.
An ample array of colorful, hand woven fabrics and other craft products is at one’s fingertips for purchase at the Handicrafts Emporium and many smaller crafts shops around the town.
Every Saturday and Sunday most of Thimphu's minimal populace and many valley resides collect on the banks of the river where weekend market is held. This is an engrossing place to visit and provides opportunity to coalesce with the parish people.
Tracked down on flourishing hillside about 10km from the city, the gardens proffer a tranquil and relaxing environment to disburse a few hours. Botanists will find the wide selection of indigenous trees and plants of interest.
Pinpointed on the embankments of the river (near the city stadium), this 5.6 acres of parkland offer a pleasant and relaxing environment to stroll or to sit and watch the river flow by.
This sacred lhakhang is about 1 km from the main town, built on a cliff, just like the Tiger’s Nest in Paro. The visit to the temples provides an opportunity to feel and see the great work of ancient Buddhist legends. It is believed that there use to a lake below the lhakhang but now one can found only a marshy area.