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National Museum of Bhutan

National Museum of Bhutan

Cultural museum in the community of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, over Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Grandeur, the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the 3rd hereditary Monarch of Bhutan.

With a substantial collection of Buddhist literature mostly block-printed layout, the library contains work of a number of century-old literary treasures of Bhutan. It also has a little collection of foreign books. The library has texts relevant to Mahayana Buddhism and also a rich collection of lithographs from whence scriptures and petition flags were published in the old days.

The world's biggest released book is likewise in this library. Bhutan, the book considers 68 kilograms as well as more than 2 meters tall.

Today the National Museum has in its possession over 3,000 works of Bhutanese art, covering greater than 1,500 years of Bhutan's cultural heritage. Its abundant holdings of various creative traditions and self-controls represent a remarkable mix of the past with today and are a major destination for local as well as foreign visitors.