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Chhagchhen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Impressive fortress which also serves as the seat of the government, hence the tight security compared to other dzongs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wlliew
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dzong is a fortress where administrative and religious activities of the district take place simultaneously. The King of Bhutan as well as the Lama sit here. It is open in routine days at 4 to 5 pm and for whole day on weekends. Don't forget...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its one of the most beautiful Dzong (fortress) and important place in Bhutan. Located at the banks of Po chu and Mo chu rivers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DeepakBhalerao
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tashichho Dzong Thimphu is amazing ! It represents the real ancient archetacter of Bhutan. To go inside this place you should have to wear full clothes and no cap and hats in your head. If you miss this place in Thimphu your Bhutan tour is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thapakajisurya
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful fortress on the Northern edge of Thimphu city. The Wangchu river flow just next to the fortress. and the view looks . It houses the secretariat building, the throne room of His Majesty the King and various government offices. It is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BhutanInbound
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the seat of Government, office of the King and the religious Head. Admission is in the evening and after sunset the building were lighted in red lights. Great attraction. Every place and monument has a story - of good and evil and good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sam E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a chance to experience the changing of flag which is quite nice one. This place is awesome for buddhism and also great place for some memorable photographs.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heinthetraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an impressive Dzong - but not the best. Enjoyable wander around, although many parts off limits because they are occupied. We also visited the Tschechu festival held in the arena in the grounds - a bit disappointing, not entirely what I expected. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was just one of several Dzongs I visited, however it was not as interesting as my two favorites, those in Paro and Punaka.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The old fortress with unique style, you can only see it in Bhutan or similar ones in the Himalaya region.

Date of experience: November 2018
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8 January 2018|
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Response from Bhaskar_10 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Manu, Great to know that you have decided to visit Bhutan. I think it is one of the most amazing places I have ever seen. Buddha Point - No Charges Takin Reserve - INR 200/- per person Choten - INR 300/- per person... More
14 September 2017|
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Response from roydinesh | Reviewed this property |
Visitors with half pants not allowed inside Full pant with half or full sleeve shirts will do.Not possible to say weather there,will be rush or not.Try to visit in the morning hours.
8 April 2016|
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Response from jainprateek | Reviewed this property |
Jeans is ok...upper body has to be covered....for that matter T shirt is also ok...however , just keep it in mind that the overall dress should be sober..covering head is not at all mandatory. Happy travelling