Bhutan Shopping


Thimphu offers a wide variety of products to the tourists to take back home as souvenirs. Handicrafts Emporium in Thimphu has the best variety of handicraft products in city though the prices are somewhat higher than in the local market. Look for papier-mâché masks, prayer wheels, attractive motifs, silk-screened handmade paper, rings and ornaments for clothing, and woven wool or silk clothe. Other imperative items that you can look for in the markets are precious stones and postage stamps which are available at the General Post Office. Buddhist paintings and sacred thangkas are also well-liked items.