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National Institute for Zorig Chusum, Thimphu

Categories: Tourist Spots, Educational Sites
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4.3/5 based on 60 reviews on the web
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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  • The Art school trains artists to continue the old style art. When I visited the school, I thought it was a good way to train young artists but after visiting the Temples/Fortresses I realized the art ...  read more »
  • The wonderful art forms of Bhutan are on display here in real life - a visitor is left to wander through classes and see what the students are doing - except nobody really knows or understands what th...  read more »
  • There is a 100 Nu entrance fee and they are very strict about lunch and closing timings. So make sure you have enough time on hand. You can access all the classes where various crafts are being taught...  read more »
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