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Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)

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Address: Chhagchhen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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True example of Bhutanese Structure.............Incredible.............

Tashichho Dzong stands on the left side of the Thimphu/Wang chhu. Today, Trashichho dzong houses the secretariat, throne room, and offices of the King of Bhutan. The northern... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Tashichho Dzong stands on the left side of the Thimphu/Wang chhu. Today, Trashichho dzong houses the secretariat, throne room, and offices of the King of Bhutan. The northern portion is the Je Khenpo and Central Monk Body’s residence.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Interesting place to visit. Offers a good understand of Bhutan's political history. Great for photos.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very much enthralled and delighted to see the flag ceremony and get an opportunity to visit the Dzong. The Dzong acts as Parliament building and houses many Government offices. This makes the place not accessible to general public from morning till evening 5:00PM. The Dzong is open to public from 6:00 PM onwards. The architecture is fascinating and refreshing. The... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Dzong is huge and You may be able to see taking Flag down, if you go at the time of closing. Interesting, cultural place to see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was to be our first of many dzongs and temples, so it was hard to appreciate the magnitude at the time. The temple is very attractive and the buildings impressive. I am sure it is on every tour, but don't miss it.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We hired a taxi from central market of thimphu to visit Dzong, Smayanview Point , buddha point and other one places, charged 1500/-. Travellers are allowed to enter the place only during the festival. I dont know how true is that... thats what our taxi driver informed us. So we viewed it from far.....

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Wimberley, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Don't miss viewing this Dzongkha if you travel to Bhutan. The interior is exquisitely adorned with Buddhist art. The "thousand" painted Buddhas on the side and back wall took my breath away. It is very quiet and serene and one can only imagine the very air within being of a high spiritual vibration from all the prayers from years and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

You will find them everywhere in Bhutan but this is a very good one. Its all about a huge Monstry and a fortress so beautifully built with a rich architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I was fortunate enough to be invited to visit this amazing Dzong, on the side of the Parliament, this Dzong is an architectural treasure. Like most old houses in Thimphu they are historical treasures which hopefully one day will become recognized by the UNESCO as heritage sites.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I really enjoyed this Dzong and the temple found within. Getting here at a time when you can witness the changing of the guards is fantastic, as well as when the young monks are just coming out of their studies and running around the grounds! It's certainly a worthwhile visit while in Thimphu!

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