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Trashichho Dzong

Literally meaning, fortress of the glorious religion. Trashichho dzong, was first built in 1641 by Zhabdrubg Ngawang Namgyel, and later rebuilt in its present form in 1965 by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. This fortress houses the throne room for His Majesty the King of Bhutan, civil official and is the seat of the government and the summer residence for the monastic body.

This is one of the famous Dzong in the country and regarded as the largest landmark of Thimphu city. Located at the northern end of the city,Tashi Chhodzong is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Bhutan. A popular fortress set on the edge of the city and delight to watch as it is set on the western banks of River Wang Chu.
The Dzong is situated two kilometers away from the actual town and holds huge importance as it is the main secretariat and its houses are the office of the throne room and the King as well.

If you have a plan to visit this place then try not to miss the 5 pm changing of the flag, as it’s very important to watch and it begins in the courtyard and ends outside in the front.

Key attractions: It has not only served as the summer capital of the country but also the throne room of His Majesty the king of Bhutan who is also known as Dharma King.