Tongsa

 

   This town, perched on steep slopes above a river gorge, forms the central hub of the nation and is the place from where attempts at unifying the country were launched in former times.
   The landscape around Tongsa is spectacular and its impressive dzong, stretched along a ridge above a ravine, first comes into view about an hour before the winding, mountain road leads you into the town itself.

   Places you must see when you are in Tongsa:
   • Chendebji Chorten
   • Tongsa Dzong
   • Ta Dzong

 
 
 
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