National Institute for Zorig Chusum, Thimphu

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Exploring National Institute for Zorig Chusum allows you to observe students creating traditional Bhutanese artworks. The institute trains students in Bhutan's thirteen traditional art disciplines, including painting, woodcarving, embroidery, and clay work. A walk around the classrooms offers a deeper insight into the works that you may come across in the temples of the region, with much of the training undertaken here being utilized in temple decoration. The onsite shop sells some of the student-created works. By using our Thimphu trip itinerary builder , you can arrange your visit to National Institute for Zorig Chusum and other attractions in Thimphu.
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  • It is a great idea to promote and maintain the local art and crafts. Maybe the enjoyment of this place depends on the guideā€™s skills. Unfortunately, our guide was not very experienced, and therefore w...  more »
  • This institute teaches 13 different local arts to the students, The institute is not big but then Bhutan is a small country with 0.8 million. One can spend some time to understand the local arts!  more »
  • Don't miss is for sure, when in Thimpu. This school for imparting traditional skills is a great effort to empower youngsters. Stone and clay sculpturing, woodwork, and thanka painting are some the art...  more »

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