The capital of Bhutan, Thimphu is a city with a blend of both modernity and ancient traditions. The cultures of the country are seen reflected in respect of religion, customs, national dress code, the monastic discipline of the monasteries, music, dance, literature, and the media. The eastern mountains of the majestic Himalayan kingdom unfurl to the narrow heart of Wang valley, Thimphu.
The place got crowned as the capital of Bhutan in 1961 and currently, it is the most engaging Dzongkhag in the nation with various offices, shops, agencies, resorts, foreign travelers, and the maximum number population. Thimphu valley is home to around 110,000 inhabitants including the Royal Family of Bhutan and it is the most densely populated and modern city in the country.
The interesting feature of the city is, it is the only capital city in the world without any traffic lights and there are no billboard advertisements. It is just an hour’s drive from the Paro International Airport and it is one of the few cities in the country to be well equipped with ATM banking facilities it is a good idea to get some local currencies from here.