Most 15 Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Bhutan

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Bhutan

Bhutan has officially known the Kingdom of Bhutan and the nation is a landlocked country in South Asia. It's located in the Eastern Himalayas. Bhutan is the smallest country in South Asia. Thimphu is the capital city. Bhutan's independence has endured for centuries. It has never been colonized in its history.  The country is a very beautiful country and many beautiful places to visit in Bhutan. Tourism is an important sector for Bhutan, In 2014, 133,480 foreign visitors come. We have shared 15 beautiful tourist places to visit in Bhutan, check out the following list of places to visit in Bhutan.


Most 15 Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Bhutan

 

1. Rinpung Dzong

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Rinpung Dzong is one of the largest dzongs and located in Paro District, Bhutan. It was built in the 16th century by the lords of Hungrel to established for the administrative and monastic center of the western region. Rinpung Dzong entire area has 14 temples and shrines, some name as Kungarwa, Monks' assembly hall, Sandalwood Stupa, Protector's shrine, Chapel of the head lama, etc. The annual festival is held every year in Rinpung Dzong, starts the eleventh to the fifteenth day of the second month of the traditional Bhutanese lunar calendar. Rinpung Dzong is a very beautiful place to visit in Bhutan.


2. Paro Taktsang (The Tiger's Nest)

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Paro Taktsang is the number one attractive place in Bhutan, it's also known as the Tiger's Nest and the Taktsang Palphug Monastery. Paro Taktsang (the Tiger's Nest) temple building is located in the upper of Paro valley, and a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred place. In 1692, a temple was first to build, Guru Padmasambhava has meditated for three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave in the 8th century. In Paro valley is celebrated a popular festival during March or April, the Tsechu, held in honor of Padmasambhava. It has become the cultural icon of Bhutan.


3. Chelela Pass

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Chelela Pass is a popular place to visit in Bhutan. It's the highest motorable point. Chelela Pass is sitting 3988 meters above sea levels and located on Paro and Haa valleys in Bhutan. It was built in the 1990s, the asphalt road is narrow and steep, with hundreds of turns and sheer drops. It tends to be perilous in winter because of the day off ice and the danger of torrential slide. Chelela Pass is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Bhutan.


4. Buddha Dordenma Statue

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Buddha Dordenma statue is one of the best places to visit in Bhutan. It's located Kuenselphodrang, Thimphu, Bhutan. The statue was started to build in 2006 and finished in 2015. The statue houses more than one hundred thousand littler Buddha statues, every one of which, similar to the Great Buddha Dordenma itself, is made of bronze and overlaid in gold. Buddha Dordenma statue is one of the biggest Buddha statue in the world and 52.5 meters tall.

5. Phobjikha Valley

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The Phobjikha Valley is located in central Bhutan and It's U-shaped glacial valley. The spot is at the border of the Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park and its most popular marshland in Bhutan is famous for its grand magnificence and social uniqueness. The valley is rich in faunal biodiversity and has, apart from the universally compromised black-necked cranes Grus nigricollis, 13 other internationally threatened species. The Phobjikha Valley is the most beautiful places to visit in Bhutan.


6. Punakha Dzong

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The Punakha Dzong is the most beautiful majestic architectural structure and second-biggest Dzong in Bhutan. It's located upper 1,200 meters at the Punakha administrative center in Punakha district, Bhutan. It was built in 1637 to 1638 by Ngawang Namgyal, 1st Zhabdrung Rinpoche. The dzong houses the consecrated relics of the southern Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, including the Rangjung Kharsapani and the hallowed survives from Ngawang Namgyal and the tertön Pema Lingpa. The Punakha Dzong is the best place to visit in Bhutan.

7. Dochula Pass

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The Dochula Pass is a beautiful place to visit in Bhutan. There has 108 memorial chortens or stupas around the area and built by the eldest Queen Mother ( Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk) as a memorial in honor of the Bhutanese soldiers who killed in the war against insurgents from India. It's located on the mountain pass in the snow-covered Himalayas on the road from Thimpu to Punakha.


8. Chomolhari (Jomolhari)

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Chomolhari is the most beautiful places to visit in Bhutan and located on the mountain in the Himalayas border both Thimpu district, Bhutan and Yadong County of Tibet, China. This place is very popular for trekkers.


9. Tashichho Dzong

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Tashichho Dzong is a fortress and Buddhist monastery, it's was built by the first Dharma Raja. It's located on the north side of Thimphu city and the most beautiful places to visit in Bhutan. Once upon a time, Tashichhoedzong was the summer capital of the nation. Tashichho Dzong is one of the famous Dzong and biggest landmarks of Thimphu. This is one of the famous Dzong in the country and regarded as the largest landmark of Thimphu, situated 2 kilometers away from the main city and holds enormous significance as it is the principal secretariat and its homes are the office of royalty room and the King too.

10. National Museum Of Bhutan

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The National Museum of Bhutan is the most tourist attractions places to visit in Bhutan. It's located in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. The Museum was established in 1968 and set on the famous Rinpung Dzong. It was created to exhibit the famous Bhutanese art, with bronze statues and paintings. Nowadays the National Museum has in its possession over 3,000 masterpieces of Bhutanese art, more than 1,500 years of Bhutan's cultural heritage. Its rich holdings of different innovative traditions and disciplines, represent an astounding blend of the past with the present and is a major fascination for territorial and foreign visitors.

11. Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

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Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang is located on the Paro valley in western Bhutan. It is a famous Buddhist Temple and notable as it is very small in Bhutan. The Buddhist iconography depicted in the Chorten is considered an organic repository of the Drukpa Kagyu school.


12. Zuri Dzong

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Zuri Dzong is one of the oldest architectural fort and beautiful places to visit in Bhutan. It was built around12th century. Rich in architectural history and royal in values, the cave in the area is believed to be the site where Buddha meditated in the 8th century. It is a good tourist attractions places.

13. Drukgyal Dzong Monastery

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Drukgyal Dzong was the Buddhist monastery and fortress. Nowadays in ruins, located in the Paro District, western Bhutan. In 1649, It was built by Tenzin Drukdra at the command of Ngawang Namgyal, Zhabdrung Rinpoche, to celebrate victory over an invasion from Tibet. In the early 1950s, Drukgyal Dzong was totally destroyed by fire. It is one of the best historical places to visit in Bhutan.

14. Gangteng Monastery

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The Gangteng Monastery is a most important Buddhist monastery of Nyingmapa school of Buddhism and the Pema Lingpa of the traditional principal seat. It's located in the Wangdue Phodrang District of central Bhutan. The Monastery is the most beautiful places to visit in Bhutan and a good architectural heritage site.


15. Lhuentse Dzong

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Lhuentse Dzong is a beautiful architectural Dzong and located on the rural side Lhuntse district of eastern Bhutan. It is not much popular for the area located on the rural side but when you discover the place that feels very good. The place holds significance as the Royal family’s ancestral home.

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