2 Monuments to Explore in Thimphu

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Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan and the largest city in the whole kingdom.

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Monuments to Explore in Thimphu

National Memorial Chhorten, Thimphu

The Memorial Chorten, also known as Thimphu Chorten/ Memorial Stupa is one of the tallest monuments in Thimphu. Located in the southern central part of the city, in Doeboom Lam, the Stupa attracts tourists from all around the globe with its elegant architecture.

Semtokha Dzong

The name Semtokha literally means “Atop a Demon” and the legend associated with the dzong’s construction tells us that it was built in order to subdue an evil spirit that was harassing travelers in the region.

Map of Monuments to explore in Thimphu