Search for fried ferns, jellied cowskins, and dried yak cheese at Thimphu's weekend market. Be blessed with a 10-inch penis at Chimi Lhakhang, the home of the 'Divine Madman.' Dance with snowlions and banter with clowns at the pick of Bhutan's colorful festivals. Hike up to the gavity-defying Tiger's Nest monastery, reputedly held on to the sheer cliff face by the hairs of angels.
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Rajasthan is literally the Land of the Kings. Its battle-scarred heritage has bestowed legacies of pride and magnificent palaces and forts, many of which are now hotels and museums. Lindsay Brown, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promise You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage, and you can rely on us to tell it like we see it. Inside This Book 15 weeks of research 48 maps 52 ancient forts and palaces 12,090 sq km of parks and sanctuaries Inspirational photos Clear, easy-to-use maps Pull-out city map 3D plans of iconic sights Comprehensive planning tools In-depth background.
Lonely Planet Bhutan is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Visit Tiger's Nest, Bhutan's most famous monastery, marvel at the dance routines of the tsechufestival, or trek through the mountainous regions of Bhutan.