Here are some of the top rated cafes in TongsaMountain Cafe (Paro Town, Paro) Cloud9 Cafe and bar (Chang Lam, Thimphu) Seasons Restaurant (Doendrup Lam, Thimphu) Bhutan Kitchen (Gatoen Lam, Thimphu) Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant (Folk Heritage Museum, Thimphu) Ambient Cafe (Norzin Lam, Thimphu) Champaca Cafe (Main Street Paro Town, Paro) Kizom Cafe Pizzeria (Gateon Lam, Phuentsholing) Chha Bistro and Bar (Changzamtok, Thimphu) The Zone (Chang Lam, Thimphu) Brioche Cafe (Tshongdue, Paro)
Mountainous Bhutan, half the size of Indiana, is situated on the southeast slope of the Himalayas, bordered on the north and east by Tibet and on the south and west and east by India. The landscape consists of a succession of lofty and rugged mountains and deep valleys. In the north, towering peaks reach a height of 24,000 ft (7,315 m).
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Trongsa, previously Tongsa (Dzongkha: ཀྲོང་གསར་, Wylie: krong gsar), is a Thromde or town, and the capital of Trongsa District in central Bhutan The name means "new village" in Dzongkha The first temple was built in 1543 by the Drukpa lama Ngagi Wangchuck, who was the great-grandfather of Ngawang Namgyal, Zhabdrung Rinpoche, the unifier of Bhutan
Paro, town, western Bhutan, in the Himalayas on the Paro River. Centred on Fort Paro, a large rectangular building with a seven-story tower, it was the main cultural, commercial, and political centre of the country until the national capital was settled at Thimphu in 1962; Paro remains the summer capital. It is connected by the Indo-Bhutan National Highway to Phuntsholing on the Indian border, and it has an air landing strip. The Paro River valley, with temperatures ranging from an average of 40° F (4° C) in January to 75° F in July and annual rainfall averaging 30–35 inches (760–890 mm), is intensively cultivated; it is one of the most densely settled regions of Bhutan. Pop. (latest est.) 10,000.
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