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Giala Destination Guide

Delve into Giala in Bhutan

Giala in the region of Bhutan (general) is a city in Bhutan - some 21 mi or ( 34 km ) East of Thimphu , the country's capital .

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Current time in Giala is now 12:42 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Thimphu " with a UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Yuwak, Wangdue Phodrang, Trongsa, and Thimphu. While being here, make sure to check out Dhaka . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Giala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Wangdue Phodrang District

Wangdue Phodrang District is a dzongkhag (district) of central Bhutan. This is also the name of the dzong (built in 1638) which dominates the district, and the name of the small market town outside the gates of the dzong. The name is said to have been given by the Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal who was searching for the best location for a dzong to prevent incursions from the south. The word "wangdue" means unification of Country, and "Phodrang" means Palace in Dzongkha.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.50 90.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Districts of Bhutan, Wangdue Phodrang District

Phobjika Valley

The Phobjika Valley (also spelt Phobjikha, the suffix kha means valley in Dzongka) is a vast U-shaped glacial valley, also known as Gangteng Valley named after the impressive Gangteng Monastery of the Nyingma sect in central Bhutan, where the graceful Black-necked Cranes in Bhutan (Grus nigricollis) from the Tibetan Plateau visit the valley during the winter season to roost.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.50 90.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Valleys of Bhutan