Trongsa


Trongsa Dzong

trongsa Dzong

Location

Located spectacularly on a ridge overlooking the Mangdechu River.

Background

The most spectacular dzong in Bhutan, Trongsa Dzong was built by Chogyal Migyur Tenpa in 1647 at the site where a small temple was built by Yongzin Ngagi Wangchuk and named it Druk Migyur Chokor Rabten Tse. The dzong was once a seat of the highest ranking regional ruler in Bhutan, Trongsa Penlop. The dzong consists of many different temples built by many different rulers and saints of Bhutan.