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Tongsa Dzong, Trongsa

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The largest dzong fortress in Bhutan, Tongsa Dzong sits precariously on a spur overlooking the dramatic gorge carved by the Mangde River. Although a temple occupied this site as early as 1543, the structure was eventually transformed into a dzong and went through various enlargements to become the current fortress. Consider bringing along a picnic to enjoy in a quiet courtyard. Arrange your visit to Tongsa Dzong and discover more family-friendly attractions in Trongsa using our Trongsa trip itinerary planner.
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  • if you arrived from gangtey you ll see this Monastery/Gvt office pop up in the middle of the clouds stunning! of course it s look like the one in Thimpu or Punnakha but they are all different here , d...  more »
  • The impressive building complex has a commanding location above the river. The courtyards are fineli decorated. There are several lhakhangs inside the dzong with nice murals and statues.  more »
  • We've seen several tongsas so they're starting to be a blur but this one didn't leave a lasting impression.  more »
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  • largest dzong(fortress) of Bhutan also summer palace of the king of Bhutan. Its Magnificent
  • Good place.
  • The seat of Trongsa poenlops
  • I had been t o Trongsa in 1963 and me His majesty the king of Butan's sister and two daughters Asia Kenchho chhidin......their younger brother who was said to be avtar of then expired Lama. It is a beautiful scenic place.
  • Big monastery and located in very nice surroundings.