Tashichho Dzong

Tashichho Dzong

Buddhist monastery, fortress and seat of the local government

Location: 

Tashichho Dzong, Thimphu, Bhutan

Duration: 

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Tashichho Dzong: built around 1907 in the North of Thimphu
  2. Dzong: Buddhist monastery, fortress and historic seat of the Druk
  3. Druk Desi: title of historical secular and spiritual rulers in Bhutaninfo-icon
  4. Flag ceremony: official closing of the Dzong at 4:30 pm before sunset
  5. Journey: only rushing in and out, some minutes after closing time

Image sources

  1. Tashichho Dzong from the front
  2. One of four spirits protecting the fort
  3. Peek inside the Buddhist temple
  4. Me with a Bhutanese Monk
  5. colorful decoration in the court

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