Phuentsholing Overview

This historical city of Bhutan lies on the Indo-Bhutanese border and is home to some amazing sites. Situated at an altitude of only 300 metres above sea level, this is the perfect place to visit in Bhutan in December. While here, you can admire the beautiful architecture of the Bhutan Gate which also marks the entrance to Bhutan from India.

Also, spend time with the crocodiles at the Amo Chhu Crocodile Breeding Center or visit the historic Zangto Pelri Lhakhang. If you are looking for a more nature-based experience, you can spend your time at the Zangto Pelri Park or enjoy a picnic by the Torsa riverside.

Location: Phuentsholing, Bhutan

Timing: Open all-day

Price: Free 

Phuentsholing is a town in Bhutan which shares its border with the Indian town of Jaigaon. The place became popular due to the assassination of its Prime minister in this region in the year 1964. It is one of the major places where trade happens in Bhutan and you can also spot various headquarters of banks and companies.

Highlights: You can visit the Indian-Bhutan border in this town and witness two starkly different cultures across the border. Towns such as Jaigaon and Siliguri in India are easily accessible from the city. Shopping is one of the major activities that tourists indulge in as it is home to cross border goods from India and they are available at very low prices.

Location: Phuentsholing is located at Chukha District in Bhutan.

Timings: The place is open for visiting all throughout the year.

Pricing: There is no cost for anyone visiting the town. "
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