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LHUNTSE DZONG

Region : Eastern (5/5) | 5 Reviews

Description

This mighty fortress, popularly known as Lhundub Rinchentse sits upon a hill overlooking the Kurichu River.

It was constructed in 1654 by the Trongsa Penlop, Chogyal Minjur Tempa upon the site of an older temple built by Nagi Wangchuk in 1552. Today the dzong is the administrative and the religious centre of the district. It houses many sacred artifacts that were installed by the 4th Druk Desi Tenzin Rabgay.