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Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)

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Address: Chhagchhen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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I like the architecture of the Dzong along with the way its maintained. Need to wear proper clothes to enter inside

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I like the architecture of the Dzong along with the way its maintained. Need to wear proper clothes to enter inside

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Reach at 1630hrs to see lowering of National Flag and then after some wait allowed to go inside the Dzong. Got opportunity to get blessed by one of the five Rimpoches as well !!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Quick tips: Thimpu dzong is open for public to visit only when the King is not inside the premises. On such days, the dzong will open from five to six in the evening; once the king leaves the premises. Flag down ceremony happens around 4.30pm which is also worth watching. Soldiers perform a small drill and get the flag down.... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A monument to the spirit of the country. All the best of the best--architecture, adornment, identity.Not to be missed.

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is open for visitors only after 5.30pm. Its beautiful and equally crowded. You will hardly see any monks here. Overall a good place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is the administrative set up of Bhutan with half of Dzong dedicated to religion. The Dzong is grand and beautiful. Not to be missed. Opens for public at 5:30 pm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The elaborate paintings on the walls and pillars with the traditional architecture of the buildings and the beautiful gardens were alovely sight!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Thimpu Dzong –Trashi Chchoe Dzong Meaning a fortress ,Dzong–pronounced zong, d being silent- is the Bhutanese name for the official administrative office complex. The peculiar type of secular monarchy controlled by the monastic order, requires the offices of the king, the civic administration and the presence of monks all in one place. Thimpu being the capital has one of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Dzong is sits in the centre of the Thimphu city. Every Dzong in Bhutan will have a temple inside it that is the seat of their Head of the Monk. This Dzong is the place where the 5th king was coronated. The ministry operates from here. - Available for tourists to see everyday from : 5.30 to 6.30pm only.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is avery beautiful fort.Still used by the King & chief of religious Guru.It's very well kept. We can visit this after the working hours. We do have to follow certain rules. The garden is very well kept.

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Address: Address: Chhagchhen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu

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