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National Library and Archives of Bhutan, Thimphu

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Tour literary heritage at National Library and Archives of Bhutan, a collection of rare books and photographs. Set in a traditionally designed four-story temple with a small ornate shrine on every floor, the library preserves xylographic blocks, manuscripts, and microfilms important to Bhutanese heritage. Established in 1967, the library also houses the largest certified published book in the world, at 1.52 m (5 ft) high and 2.13 m (7 ft) wide, weighing 60.32 kg (133 lb). Photos of the royal family are hung from the walls, and you can buy souvenirs in the bookshop. See National Library and Archives of Bhutan and all Thimphu has to offer by arranging your trip with our Thimphu trip builder.
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  • Was named National Library and collection of Scriptures and temple's realities. We do not know, but I think there is a valuable Scripture. Decoration of the building or other exhibits, so enjoy it.
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  • the compound has several buildings and is definitely recommended for the sheer architecture if has. it also houses the world's largest printed book which is also the holder of the Guiness Book of worl...  more »
  • A very insightful place to visit while in Thimpu. It has a plethora of literature available on Bhutan.  more »
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  • Reach library in Bhutan. Biggest book in the world is in this library. Its also ginnese book record.
  • good place
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