Motithang Takin Preserve

Motithang Takin Preserve, located in the Motithang district of , is a wildlife reserve area for takin, the national animal of Bhutan. Originally a mini-zoo, it was converted into a preserve when it was discovered that the animals refrained from inhabiting the surrounding forest even when set free.

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Museum
The Folk Heritage Museum or Phelchey Toenkhyim is a museum in , , . is situated 2 km east of Motithang Takin Preserve. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Library
The National Library of Bhutan, , was established in 1967 for the purpose of "preservation and promotion of the rich cultural and religious heritage" of Bhutan. is situated 2 km east of Motithang Takin Preserve. Photo: Cfynn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

School
The Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan was founded to preserve and promote the living art of weaving which is an important part of the culture and tradition of . is situated 2 km east of Motithang Takin Preserve. Photo: Cfynn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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