Trongsa

Trongsa is the center district of the country and the geographically center of the country is located in this district. The Dzong is located on the hilltop giving majestic vied of local place surrounding the Dzong. The Dzong show importance since the both first and second king rule the country from Trongsa ancient seat.

Best Places to Explore in & around Trongsa:

Chendbji Chorten

Chendbji Chorten is in the way to Trongsa built by Lama Zhida in 18th century patterned on Kathmandu’s Swayambhunath Stupa, with eyes painted at the four cardinal points. The chorten was built to cover the remains of an evil spirit that was subdued at this spot.

Trongsa Dzong

Trongsa Dzongis largest and longest in the country built on the edge of the hilltop. The Dzong was built in 1648 and it was seat of ruler over the central and eastern Bhutan. The Bhutan’s King are given with the post of Trongsa Penlop prior to ascending the throne.

Ta Dzong

Ta Dzong in Trongsa is the massive circular five-storey tower which was built in 1652 by Choegyel Mingyur Tenpa, prominently situated on a steep hill above the main Dzong. The Ta Dzong houses two temple dedicated to legendary Gaser of Ling and other the future Buddha Maitreya is the main deity. There are 224 items on display including a sacred image of Sung Joenma Dorji Chang (self-spoken Vajradharna), a bronze statue of Pema Lingpa, and a number of centuries-old treasures like dance and ritual costumes and objects, ancient prayer books, paintings and scrolls, and textiles.