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Bhutan's Sacred Art

Shuzo Uemoto/Honolulu Academy of Arts A 19th-century thangka, part of the

Photo: Shuzo Uemoto/Honolulu Academy of Arts

As the pace of change quickens in Bhutan, so do efforts to preserve its centuries-old Buddhist art.

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Destinations: Bhutan · Paro · Balakha

Inspired by: Preserving Bhutan’s Sacred Art — by Jaime Gross, Published May. 2008

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    Amankora Gangtey

    The Altitude: 9,843 feet.

     

    The Perch: High up in the Himalayas’ last surviving Buddhist kingdom, the eight-suite Amankora Gangtey has broad views

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    Uma by COMO

    Eastern Bhutan, with its pristine landscapes and well-preserved Buddhist temples, has had little in the way of stylish retreats. Enter the newest o... More

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    Trashigang Dzong

    This 17th-century fortress and monastery is set high on a cliff above two rivers.

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