Trashiyangtse Dzong

Trashiyangtse Dzong is a fortress located in the Trashiyangtse district of Bhutan. It was built in the 17th century to defend against invasions from Tibet and is situated on a ridge overlooking the town. The dzong is famous for its unique architecture, which features a circular watchtower and a central courtyard with a temple dedicated to the protective deity Gonkhang. Today, the dzong serves as the administrative headquarters of the district and is also used as a venue for religious and cultural events. Visitors can explore the dzong and admire its intricate woodwork and frescoes, as well as enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.