Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan
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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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Patricia N
Saratoga Springs, NY7 contributions
Sep 2023 • Friends
The museum is a gem. Textures, designs, art so distinctive of the traditions of Bhutan, do not miss. Thanks to the Mother Queen and the « Renew » project to bring awareness of the feminine condition of the country.
Written 23 September 2023
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enghien
Philadelphia, PA176 contributions
Mar 2023
And beautiful textiles! It was a highlight for me, as I love woven items and am always fascinated by their variety.
Written 26 April 2023
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Nirmal Pani
Kolkata (Calcutta), India6 contributions
Sep 2020
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, AZ1,858 contributions
Nov 2019
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, IA189 contributions
Mar 2020 • Couples
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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Bird Traveler
Libertyville, IL114 contributions
Nov 2019
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
27 contributions
Dec 2019
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 Emirates3,970 contributions
Jun 2019
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
Jul 2019
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
Nov 2019 • Family
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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