Best places in Bhutan

Discover the best places in Bhutan, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 372 places in the country.

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Paro Taktsang
Buddhist temple
Sacred mountainside monastery with ornately designed temples & art, plus legendary meditation caves.
4.80 (2.7K reviews)
Punakha Dzong སྤུ་ན་ཁ་རྫོང་། image
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Punakha Dzong སྤུ་ན་ཁ་རྫོང་།
Buddhist temple
Imposing palace & fortress dating to the 17th century in a serene setting overlooking the river.
4.80 (964 reviews)
Buddha Dordenma Statue སྟོན་པ་རྡོར་གདན་མ། image
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Buddha Dordenma Statue སྟོན་པ་རྡོར་གདན་མ།
Buddhist temple
Towering Buddha statue overlooking the valley & perched above a temple filled with art & exhibits.
4.70 (3.7K reviews)
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dusitD2 Yarkay Thimphu
Hotel
Polished rooms in an upmarket hotel with an international buffet restaurant, a spa & a gym.
4.90 (292 reviews)
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Punakha Suspension Bridge
Bridge
A long metal bridge over a mountain river, decorated with colorful Buddhist prayer flags.
4.70 (1K reviews)
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Dochula Chorten
Buddhist temple
4.70 (811 reviews)
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Phobjikha Valley
Tourist attraction
Beyond its scenic views & abundant wildlife, this vast marshland features a popular annual festival.
4.80 (312 reviews)
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Karbandi Monastery
Buddhist temple
👍 It’s an ancient Buddhist monastery, around 5 kms from phuentsholing town but the best way is to walk from the midst dense forest. You’ll find Extremely amazing breath taking view points on the way. A must visit!
4.60 (835 reviews)
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View Point and Shed, Chele La
Tourist attraction
👍👍 It was a beautiful place with lots of tourists. Weather and atmosphere are attractive there. My viewers can find videos and more about here and other places of the world on FunZoMania on YouTube
4.60 (655 reviews)
Rinpung Dzong རིན་སྤུང་རྫོང་། image
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Rinpung Dzong རིན་སྤུང་རྫོང་།
Buddhist temple
Buddhist fortress featuring several shrines & chapels, plus wall paintings & grand architecture.
4.60 (501 reviews)
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Terma Linca Resort & Spa
Hotel
Relaxed rooms, some with mountain views, in a refined hotel with 2 dining options, a gym & a spa.
4.70 (285 reviews)
National Memorial Chhorten རྒྱལ་ཡོངས་རྗེས་དྲན་མཆོད་རྟེན། image
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National Memorial Chhorten རྒྱལ་ཡོངས་རྗེས་དྲན་མཆོད་རྟེན།
Buddhist temple
Iconic Buddhist stupa featuring a gilded spire, a vase-shaped upper story & 4 ornate portals.
4.50 (1.1K reviews)
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Dochula
Historical landmark
👍 Dochula Pass in Bhutan is a breathtaking and tranquil spot, located at an elevation of 3,100 meters. Surrounded by 108 chortens and adorned with prayer flags, the panoramic view of the Himalayas is awe-inspiring. A perfect place to soak in the natural beauty and experience Bhutan's spiritual essence...
4.80 (182 reviews)
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Dochula Pass
Mountain pass
4.80 (162 reviews)
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Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Choeten
Tourist attraction
Buddhist monastery accessible by a hike through dense forest with views of the Punakha Valley.
4.70 (203 reviews)
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Clock Tower, Thimphu
City park
Town square featuring a clock tower covered in Bhutanese carvings, plus fountains & prayer wheels.
4.40 (1K reviews)
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Taj Tashi
Hotel
Plush quarters in an upscale hotel offering 2 refined restaurants, a spa & a heated indoor pool.
4.50 (404 reviews)
Semtokha Dzong སེམས་རྟོགས་ཁ་རྫོང་། image
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Semtokha Dzong སེམས་རྟོགས་ཁ་རྫོང་།
Fortress
17th-century fortress & monastery featuring many ornate carvings & chapels with colorful murals.
4.50 (389 reviews)
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Simply Bhutan
Heritage museum
Museum resembling a Bhutanese village, featuring traditional cuisine, demonstrations & performances.
4.40 (938 reviews)
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Tiger's Nest Hiking Trail
Hiking area
👍👍 This is one of the most memorable hikes I have taken in my life. The scenery is beautiful at every turn, and the monastery is beautiful. But it is also a very difficult hike, contrary to what I had read, it is mostly climbing very steep terrain, at times very narrow. There are uneven areas t...
4.70 (179 reviews)
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