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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. Our Trongsa online trip planner makes visiting Tongsa Dzong and other Trongsa attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This is a large dzong....divided into secular and sacred as are others. The gov't offices are extensive and you are asked to keep the noise level down Ie no talking when you pass the offices. The sacr...  more »
  • Each county is different. Here in Trongsa is a strongly structured Dzong with many courtyards, higher and deeper structures. Parts will be renovated or rebuilt. Monkey walk around in the vicinity.
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  • One of the biggest dzongs in Bhutan. The location of the dzong itself is breath taking.The first and the second kings ruled the country from here. The Dzong is huge in size,the designs, cravings, arch...  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.

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