The Tower of Trongsa Museum, Trongsa
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Perched upon verdant hills, The Tower of Trongsa Museum offers five floors of Buddhist history and artifacts, as well as panoramic views of the valley below. Built by the first governor of Trongsa in 1652, the watchtower served to protect the region from internal rebellion, controlling the whole of the central and eastern regions of the nation from its lofty and strategic position. The main tower now contains a temple dedicated to cultural hero King Gesar, and an in-depth museum focusing on Buddhist art and the relics of Bhutan's royalty. The museum can be reached by car, or by climbing over 600 steps from the town below. Put The Tower of Trongsa Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Trongsa vacation generator.
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Didnt get to go inside as it was closed on weekends and our guide don't know about it. :) Only take some pictures from the external. Think it's better to research the place before going even though it... read more »
As this museum is originally a watch tower, it is located high above the valley. Immediately after the entrance, one can watch a 15 minutes video explaining the historic and religious significance of ... read more »
The information on the formation of Bhutan and the Buddha is presented in a concise and clear manner. The display of historical items is limited. It has lovely views of the valley.
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