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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. With our online itinerary creator, Thimphu attractions like National Institute for Zorig Chusum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I don't think the students enjoy being scrutinized by visitors :) but for us its a nice experience to see the hard work that goes into these arts for which we haggle to reduce prices :) we didn't buy ...  more »
  • Bhutan is popular in preserving its old traditional arts. This is the place where youths are taught 13 different types of arts. You will be able to see youths doing wood carving, mask making, weaving,...  more »
  • It is a nice place where you will find how children are trained in traditional arts of Bhutan.clay Idol making, embroidery ,stitching, wood carving etc are taught here.The product produced here are so...  more »