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Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

Norzin Lam, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 335 117
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Bhutanese weaving in one glance

Big gallery with displays . air-conditioning was cool and comfortable after a hot afternoon .the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
palit
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New Delhi, India
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It's a beautiful museum with great display is traditional textile and ways in which they are made... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Vishal D
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Discover the beauty and diversity of the living textile arts of Bhutan. We have the finest examples of woven, embroidered and appliqued textiles on display alongside relevant production techniques in our Textile Museum. Visitors can also observe weavers and embroiderers at work at our Weaving Center on the premises of the Royal Textile Academy. Opening times: Monday – Saturday 9:00 – 17:00
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Norzin Lam, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Big gallery with displays . air-conditioning was cool and comfortable after a hot afternoon .the intricacies of Bhutanese weaving was explained well and over all it was very interesting. A must visit. There is a good shop inside with reasonably priced items.

Thank palit
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

It's a beautiful museum with great display is traditional textile and ways in which they are made , a documentary is also shown here.

Thank Vishal D
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

You would love to take a picture with this building. You can also get to know about Bhutan textile and its history. Its walk-able from clock tower square.

Thank Spurkait
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The place shows a short film on the textile sector of Bhutan from different regions. How intricately the weaving is done.. beautifully explained. The exhibits of clothes as well as the traditional Bhutanese dresses Gho and Kira are amazing. The shop inside the complex sells...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Here you see all the handcraft, textile being produced in Bhutan from old era to this date. It offers free guided tour with Audio video facilities. It also offers Bhutanese cultural heritage. A shop'is outside of the gate in case you want to buy some...More

Thank Ashutosh B
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

It can be told as textile museum also. Situated in Thimphu , it’s a big building giving us detailed deep knowledge & information of Royal Bhutan , hand woven different varieties of shawls, dressings, blankets, mats, dress material for ladies gents both. A rare art...More

Thank Sanjay B
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This place ,right in the city ,offers a glimpse into the history of textile weaving of Bhutan. It also holds exhibitions on textiles.

Thank guddu1954
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

The museum shows the variations of wearing that are done in different parts of Bhutan. The nomadic people do several types of weaving involving different types of yak hair. In Eastern Bhutan fine silk weaving in intricate patterns are breathtaking. Wool and cotton weaving are...More

Thank divermom3
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Before going in, the view outside is just superb. Surrounding is excellent. You can see here various fabrics of Bhutan and related history.

Thank drpragneshmv
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Definitely make a stop at the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan to visit the modern museum. Really well done space and exhibitions.

Thank antwerp88
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Eshita17
27 July 2015|
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Response from Ugyen T | Property representative |
The Museum is open from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm. It is closed on Sunday.
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Eshita17
24 July 2015|
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Response from Ugyen T | Property representative |
From Paro Satsam, it will take around 1 hour 30 minutes with normal traffic.
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