"Tongsa, The City and The Dzong" Tongsa Dzongkhag by illa

Tongsa Dzongkhag Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 10 photos

Tongsa (Trongsa?) Dzong

I started to understand why there's a "Dzong" after each city name in Bhutan. Literally meaning fortress, it has the function to defend, to live and work. The picture shows in Tongsa, the Dzong is larger than the city.

A Outside View from Inside the Dzong

Covered Bridge Towards the Dzong

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  • Pros:A Tipical mountain village, with the biggest Dzong in Bhutan
  • In a nutshell:A Town Surrounded by Big Mountains
  • Last visit to Tongsa Dzongkhag: May 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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