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Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)

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Address: Chhagchhen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Thimpu Dzong

The seat of the govt. also locally known as the Fortress. Huge structure, in the center is a tower which houses religious establishments. on one side of the tower is the seat of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Bharuch, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The seat of the govt. also locally known as the Fortress. Huge structure, in the center is a tower which houses religious establishments. on one side of the tower is the seat of the religious head & the other side is the govt. administrative secretariat. on both side of the central tower, there is huge courtyard, where the Thimphu festival... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

In Thimphu, it is the most attractive place.looks grand from outside and inside both. Ideal to visit on Saturday / Sunday when government offices are closed. Evening before sunset, the change og guard ceremony/ Flag lowering is added attraction. However, an entry ticket of Rs 300 per person is rather harsh. In night, under illumination the building looks beautiful (... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The building is enormous with excellent design. The garden surrounding is just very beautiful. The lightening at light is fabulous. One should not miss it.

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Pune, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have Dzong in every district and this one is the district having it's capital. Hence the Dzong is very large and active. Being close the Govt. office will only allow visitors after office hours and hence plan accordingly. Should be in your tour plan.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...for both it's architecture, history, a nice monastery inside, manicured lawns outside, view of Bhutanese parliament. And that's the closest you can get to the palace of the King as well. Dress codes apply. And it also housing the govt administrative units, even saw for the first time in Bhutan a place with security check/scanners. If you are spiritually inclined,... More 

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Thank SidBhan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting to learn how religion was separated from government and religion and how the King brought about democracy in the country

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the landmarks in Thimpu. It is a wonderful fortress with it's own history. It is the seat of the Bhutanese King and the also monastic centre. Bhutanese architecture is very different from modern and other structures,and this is one of them

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Wayne, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's pretty Impressive how big this place is. I was standing there in awe just admiring the courtyards and fortress/buildings

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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mind well about many stairs to walk & climb up. Tiring & clean place to visit & watch Teachers & Students learn. Architecural beauty is always present in any Dzong through out Bhutan.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I visit this Dzong I enjoy it more!! It's the central government of this beautiful country and many times I had the chance to see the flag ceremony!! Be aware that you will only be able to enter after 5-5:30pm.

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