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National Museum of Bhutan

Paro, Bhutan

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About National Museum of Bhutan

The 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.



Attractions near National Museum of Bhutan

Rinpung Dzongkhag0.4km from National Museum of Bhutan

A large Buddhist monastery and fortress. It houses the district's Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro.

The Royal Botanical Park0.95km from National Museum of Bhutan

One of the beautiful places in Bhutan which was flourished with wide varieties of trees and plants which has a rich collection fo flowers and fruits. it is situated in a calm and quiet area and one can enjoy this calm environment very much.

Chhoeten Lhakhang, Paro, Bhutan0.99km from National Museum of Bhutan

The white tower of Chhoeten Lhakhang, situated southeast of Paro's town square, tells a story. A perfect example of beautiful Buddhist artwork, Chhoeten Lhakhang displays a statue of Jowo Sakyamuni in the middle of the chapel. The sculptures of Guru Rinpoche and Chenrezig in the chapel add glory to the Lhakhang.

Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang1.4km from National Museum of Bhutan

Jangtsa Dumgtseg Lhakhang  is a Buddhist temple in western Bhutan. The temple is notable as it is in the form of a chorten, very rare in Bhutan. It is located on the edge of a hill between the Paro valley and the Dopchari valley, across the bridge from Paro. The Buddhist iconography depicted in the Chorten is considered a unique repository of the Drukpa Kagyu school

Kyichu Lhakhang5.15km from National Museum of Bhutan

Kyichu Lhakhang is an important Himalayan Buddhist temple situated in Lango Gewog of Paro District in Bhutan. It is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century.

Tigers Nest9.31km from National Museum of Bhutan

One of the most prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site. The temple complex is located in the cliffside of a huge mountain, accessible only by hiking.

Where is National Museum of Bhutan

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The district that contains the only internation airport in Bhutan- Paro international airport.