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Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory formally established by Bhutanese government is in Thimpu Valley. Later, Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was privatized by a man named Mr. Norbu Tenzin, trained in Japan for making and designing high quality Bhutanese paper. The word “Jungshi” in the native language means “natural”. There are two types of Bhutanese Papers made in Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory Deh and Sho.

Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory is one of the must visit place in Bhutan and a favoured sightseeing place in Thimpu for the travellers who want to buy the authentic Bhutanese paper or learn about the traditional paper making technique.

Visitors can get an insight about the history of paper making by visiting the Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory of Thimpu Bhutan.

Interesting Facts about Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

Deh Sho Papers made in Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory were originally used by monasteries for manuscript books and woodblocks and also for writing the sacred prayer books. The tree barks used to make Deh-sho grows above the average height of 1500ft and 3000ft.

Things to See In Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

  • Deh-sho paper in Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

Things to Do In Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

  • Learning to make paper in the traditional way in Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory
  • Making and buying Deh-sho paper in Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory
  • Taking a tour of Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

How to Reach Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory?

Visitors can reach Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory by simply taking a 10 minutes’ walk from the main city of Thimpu. The distance between Thimpu to Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory is 1 km.

To visit Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory Bhutan Holidays offers tailor made package tour to stay at Thimpu at affordable price.

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