Articles in Dzongs & Palaces for Bumthang

Specificities of Dzongs and Palaces in Bumthang

According to tradition, Bumthang was one of the valleys where the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo (7th c.) built one temple, […]

Domkar Palace

Description Domkhar dzong/palace is located just above the village of Domkhar (cf. Domkhar tsechu) on the left bank of the […]

Prakhar Palace

Description Prakhar, or Pra, is a picturesque village in the Chhume valley, perched on a small plateau located at the […]

Wangdu Choling Palace

Description At the altitude of 2600 meters, Wangdu Choling is located 1 km to the north-east of Jakar dzong slightly […]

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  • About Bumthang

    • Bumthang

      Bumthang is the name given to the area encompassing four valleys: Chhume, Chhoekhor, Tang and Ura. Their altitudes vary from […]