Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

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Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
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Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Discover the beauty and diversity of the living textile arts of Bhutan. We have the finest examples of woven, embroidered and appliqued textiles on display alongside relevant production techniques in our Textile Museum. Visitors can also observe weavers and embroiderers at work at our Weaving Center on the premises of the Royal Textile Academy. Opening times: Monday – Saturday 9:00 – 17:00
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Nirmal Pani
Kolkata (Calcutta), India6 contributions
We came to understand the details of how textiles are made as well as the details of why they were the dress which looks like skirts.
Written 26 May 2021
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AZCasualTraveler
Mesa, AZ1,831 contributions
The Bhutan Royal Textile Academy had been established to preserve the traditional Bhutanese style textile/fabric designs. Inside the Academy, you can see people making fabric materials and designs the old fashion way - by hand. The Bhutan fabric styles and fashion designs are bright and colorful. The Academy also has a gift shop inside that sells the Bhutan style fabrics and fashions.
NOTE: There are "NO Photos Allowed" inside the building signs posted.
Written 15 May 2020
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Vidalu
Cedar Rapids, IA185 contributions
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The museum houses lots of traditional Bhutanese gho and kiras as well as laya etc which are the traditional dress of Bhutan with variation depending on the area they originate . A lot of material has been contributed by the royal family . There are some nice educational videos about the origin of the dress and it’s use etc . I enjoyed this visit . As opposed to the museum shop I would recommend buying a dress if desired in paro . Lots of options there .
Written 10 March 2020
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san679
Libertyville, IL112 contributions
Centrally located in Thimphu. Quiet and peaceful spot to view amazing textiles. Interesting modern architecture Nice gift shop with a helpful and knowledgeable staff.
Written 4 January 2020
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Sharif_Islam1603
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Bhutan is unique in its own way. While our sightseeing in Thimpu, we visited this place. It was a walking distance from our hotel (Bhutan Boutique Residency). A must visit for time pass in the city.
Written 15 December 2019
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Manish K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates3,968 contributions
The Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan is housed in a complex, near the Tashiccho Dzong in the capital city of Thimphu. The textile academy and museum comes witht he usual entrance fee of Ng 300 per person, a bit steep. The place is worth visiting if one has an interest in textiles.

One can see a glimpse of the weaving traditions followed in Bhutan, with people involved in hand-weaving the traditional gho and kira, along with ceremonial dresses. Apart from that, there is not much else to attract a visitor. One can spend not more then 30 minutes here.
Written 6 December 2019
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Ugyen
Noida, India286 contributions
Here you can see all types of bhutanese textile products which are showcased from all across the country.
Be it traditional dress, arts , scluptures, crafts etc..

They also have these products for sale.
Written 6 December 2019
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Ramakrishnan R
Mumbai, India811 contributions
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Nice museum that details the different weaving styles, materials and practices in different parts of Bhutan. They don’t allow photography inside.
Written 22 November 2019
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Ajay Mehta
Washington Crossing, PA64 contributions
Nice place to see all the colorful textiles and clothes which are Bhutan's national dress.Exquiste work but could not find something which we could use.
Written 2 November 2019
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Candy F
Sunset Beach, NC310 contributions
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Looks brand new and very organized. Tell a lot about nature, wild life, etc. but focuses more on the weaving of their elaborate textiles for their traditional costumes. Easy walking and not Aton of reading...nice displays. Takes maybe hour or less...
Written 2 November 2019
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