Bhutan, popularly known as the Dragon Kingdom as well as the last Shangri La is the smallest countrie in South Asia. Bhutan is rich in nature, culture, history, tradition and customs. The national religion of Bhutan is Buddhism. Its landscape comprises of the Himalayas in the North, middle hills and plains in the South. There are as many as 20 different ethnic groups in Bhutan and all the people live in complete peace and harmony as majority of them follow Buddhist principles and values. Snow Leopards, Tigers, Elehphants, Red panda are some of the rare and endangered animals found in Bhutan.
Bhutan is famous for practicing Sustainable Tourism as it attracts only controlled number of quality tourists every year.
The country is full of festivals, national parks, monasteries, museums and world’s best and pristine trekking trails. Monasteries have been built in Bhutan as early as 7th century which still serve as the cultural centers. Built in 1641, Tsshichho Dzong or the fortress of the glorious religion was built without using nails.
Thimphu is the capital and financial center of Bhutan. Paro and Punakha are the second and third biggest city after Thimphu. The attractions of Thimpu are Memorial Chorten, Simtokha Dzong, National Library, Institsute for Zorig Chusum, Folk heritage museum, Trashichhoe Dzong and many more. Paro, Thimpu and Punakha together comprise a great collection of Dzongs and Chortens such as 17th century Ringpung Dzong, the oldest Simtokha Dzong, Memorial Chorten, Pangri Zampa. These towns also host some of the major and biggest festivals of Bhuta. Paro Tshecu festival is undoubtedly most famous festival in Bhutan. The religious festival occurs in April every year and showcases the rich tradition of Bhutanese culture. Dressed in their finest traditional costumes, Bhutanese people gather in the largest number to watch this festival.
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