Arts & Architectur

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ART & ARCHITECTURE

Bhutanese art and craft is in a class of its own. It has unique and distinct style of ornamentation. Fine specimen of gold and silver artifacts, paintings, fabrics, appliqué work and woodcarvings of great memorabilia of souvenir standards are found in most shops. They express beliefs and values of the Buddhist faith.

The stunning monumental structures or the Dzongs are the living forms of Bhutanese architecture. Dzongs have numerous outer and inner buildings, courtyards and temples. No single nail or iron bar is used in its construction. They contain many artistic treasures in the form of statues, wall paintings and carvings on pillars and beams. Because the Dzongs served as fortresses, they are built on strategic locations. To read Click here.

 

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