Hello friends, how are you all, welcome to all of you in this blog of travel journey. Today we will talk about a country in the world which is very special in itself. Bhutan, which is called the home of the gods, is a very beautiful country, it can be gauged from the fact that on one side there is snow covered hills and on the other side there is a pilgrimage site. ( Top 10 Tourist Places In Bhutan ) This is the reason that Bhutan, situated in the lap of the Himalayas, captivates everyone’s mind. For this reason people from all over the world reach here to visit.
1. Buddha Dordenma, Thimphu
Great Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue in the mountains of Bhutan celebrating the 60th anniversary of fourth king Jigme Singye Wangchuck. The gigantic statue of Shakyamuni Buddha erected on a mountain top is considered one of the largest statues of Buddha in the world.
2. Taktsang Monastery, Paro
Paro Taktsang, is a sacred Vajrayana Himalayan Buddhist site located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan. It is one of thirteen Tiger’s Nest caves in historical Tibet in which Padmasambhava practiced and taught Vajrayana.
3. Punakha Dzong, Punakha
The Punakha Dzong, also known as Pungthang Dewa chhenbi Phodrang, is the administrative centre of Punakha District in Punakha, Bhutan. Constructed by Ngawang Namgyal, 1st Zhabdrung Rinpoche, in 1637 – 38, it is the second oldest and second-largest dzong in Bhutan and one of its most majestic structures.
4. The Tashichho Dzong, Thimphu
Tashichho Dzong is a Buddhist monastery and fortress on the northern edge of the city of Thimphu in Bhutan, on the western bank of the Wang Chu.
5. Punakha Suspension Bridge, Punakha
One of the oldest suspension bridges in the world, Punakha Suspension Bridge in Bhutan was believed to be built by the Buddhist Monk, Thangtong Gyalpo. A long metal bridge over a mountain river, decorated with colorful Buddhist prayer flags.
6. Jigme Dorji National Park, Gasa
The Jigme Dorji National Park, named after the late Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, is the second-largest National Park of Bhutan. It occupies almost the entire Gasa District, as well as the northern areas of Thimphu District, Paro District, Punakha, and Wangdue Phodrang Districts.
7. Simtokha Dzong, Thimphu
Simtokha Dzong also known as Sangak Zabdhon Phodrang is a small dzong. It was built in 1629 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, who unified Bhutan. It is the first of its kind built in Bhutan.
8. Gangtey Monastery, Wangdue
The Gangteng Monastery, generally known as Gangtey Gonpa or Gangtey Monastery, is an important monastery of Nyingmapa school of Buddhism, the main seat of the Pema Lingpa tradition. located in the Wangdue Phodrang District in central Bhutan.
9. Royal Manas National Park, Gonphu
Royal Manas National Park is Bhutan’s oldest national park, and the Royal government considers it the “conservation showpiece of the Kingdom” and a “genetic depository” for valuable plants. And this place also known as Top 10 Tourist Places In Bhutan.
10. The Folk Heritage Museum, Thimphu
This museum is of recent origin and was opened from the initiative of Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. The Folk Heritage Museum or Phelchey Toenkhyim is a museum in Thimphu, Thimphu District, Bhutan.
11. National Library, Thimphu
The National Library of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan was established in 1967 for the purpose of “preservation and promotion of the rich cultural and religious heritage” of Bhutan.
12. Rinpung Dzong, Paro
Rinpung Dzong is a large dzong – Buddhist monastery and fortress – of the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school in Paro District, Bhutan. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag. It is listed as a tentative site in Bhutan’s Tentative List for UNESCO inclusion.
13. National Museum, Paro
National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Majesty, the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third hereditary Monarch of Bhutan.
14. Dochula Pass, Thimphu
The Dochu La is a mountain pass in the snow covered Himalayas within Bhutan on the road from Thimphu to Punakha where 108 memorial chortens or stupas known as “Druk Wangyal Chortens” have been built by Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, the eldest Queen Mother.
So these were the main places to visit in Bhutan.(Top 10 Tourist Places In Bhutan) If you are planning a trip to Neapl, then you must definitely visit these places. So tell us how you liked our blog by commenting. And do share it with your friends.
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