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Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), Thimphu

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Government Building · Religious Site
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Located on the city's northern edge near the Wangchhu River, Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) has served as the seat of Bhutan's civil government and the summer capital since the inception of its monarchy. First constructed in 1216, the dzong has experienced constant changes, renovations, and enlargements throughout its history, combining religious and governmental facilities into one. Towers punctuate the fortress-like structure, while the manicured gardens and lawns complement the impressive building. Wear proper clothing during your visit or you may be asked to leave. Find out how to plan Thimphu trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Must visit for those who visit Thimphu, one of the best place to explore and understand Bhutanese beautiful and great architurture. also most insta captioned place of Thimphu. MUST Visit. for... 
    Must visit for those who visit Thimphu, one of the best place to explore and understand Bhutanese beautiful and great architurture. also most insta captioned place of Thimphu. MUST Visit. for...  more »
  • It’s my second times is a place that impresses me very much, architecture shows respect. Is both a temple and a royal office.. 
    It’s my second times is a place that impresses me very much, architecture shows respect. Is both a temple and a royal office..  more »
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  • Very creative Architecture and design.
  • An incredibly beautiful dzong.

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