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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Trongsa
Trongsa, previously Tongsa, is one of the 20 dzongkhag (districts) comprising Bhutan.
Trongsa is bordered by Wangdue Phodrang dzongkhag to the west and Bumthang dzonghag to the east.
Trongsa is the gateway to central Bhutan, which is known for the Bumthang valley.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Trongsa   (183 words)

  
 RAOnline Bhutan: Dzongs in Bhutan - Trongsa Dzong: The Druk Minjur Chhoekhor Rabtentse Dzong
Trongsa Dzong is the place where the investiture ceremony of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, Dasho Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, as the Chhoetse Penlop has taken place in October 2004.
The announcement of the renovation of the Trongsa dzong, by His Majesty the King, during the beginning of the eighth five year plan was welcomed by the people of Trongsa.
The secretary of the Trongsa Rabdey, Dungchen Zeko, expressed his happiness at the government's initiative to preserve the Trongsa dzong saying that the renovation would benefit the monk body and the people of the dzongkhag.
www.raonline.ch /pages/bt/visin/bt_trongsadzo01.html   (709 words)

  
 Other Areas
A view from a window in the Trongsa Dzong.
Trongsa is in the middle of Bhutan, the ancestral home of the royal family.
Orchids growing in the rocks in the high elevation mountain passes.
homepage.mac.com /elljay/PhotoAlbum6.html   (193 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Wangdue Phodrang
Wangdue Phodrang is divided into 15 gewogs: A gewog (Dzongkha block) refers to a group of villages in Bhutan and thus forms an intermediate geographic administrative unit between village and dzongkhag.
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Location of Trongsa dzongkhag within Bhutan Trongsa is one of the districts of Bhutan.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Wangdue-Phodrang   (1151 words)

  
 PLACES TO SEE:TRONGSA, KUENGA RABTEN, TA DZONG, TRONGSA DZONG
Located at an altitude of 7600 feet above sea level, Trongsa forms the central hub of the nation and is historically the place from where the nation was unified.
The landscape around Trongsa is spectacular and for miles on end, the Dzong seems to tease you, wondering if you will ever reach there.
Trongsa Dzong, built in 1648, is the ancestral home of the Royal family.
www.bhutantravelers.com /travel_info/trongsa.php   (413 words)

  
 Bhutan trongsa visit snow white treks
Because of its highly strategic position as the only connecting route between east and west, the Trongsa Penlop was able to control the whole of the eastern region effectively.
CHENDEBJI Chorten : Enroute to Trongsa is Chendbji Chorten, patterned on Swayambhunath temple in Kathmandu.
It was built in 19th century by Lama Shida, from Tibet, to cover the remains of an evil spirit that was killed at this spot.
www.snowwhitetours.com.bt /see_trongsa.htm   (164 words)

  
 TRONGSA (alt. 2,300m)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Trongsa is the ancestral seat of the Wangchuk Dynasty from whence the First King was elected.
Lama Shida built it in 18th century, to supposedly suppress the remains of an evil spirit subdued at the spot.
23 kms from Trongsa along the central-south highway is Kuenga Rabten, the winter palace of the second King.
www.nirvanaexpeditions.com /interest/trongsa.htm   (329 words)

  
 Trongsa, Kingdom of Bhutan - Travel pictures
Trongsa Dzong, with the town of Trongsa behind it, snakes along a high mountainside.
Downtown Trongsa is a small convergence of a few roads and the east-west highway.
Trongsa saw a large influx of Tibetan immigrants following China's repressive military occupation of Tibet in 1959, although the town does not have as salient a Tibetan influence as other Tibetan villages.
www.innogize.com /gallery/asia_bhutan_trongsa.html   (720 words)

  
 Austria Supports Bhutan in the Preservation of its Cultural Heritage
Trongsa Dzong, which stands on a steep rock in the east of the country, is one of the most significant historical buildings in Bhutan.
The monastic fortress is regarded as the cradle of the Bhutanese monarchy and is the seat of the designated heir to the throne.
In addition to its function as the centre of the monarchy, the impressive fortress is also the seat of the administration of the surrounding district and accommodates a monastery with 250 Buddhist monks.
www.ada.gv.at /view.php3?f_id=7839&LNG=en&version=   (596 words)

  
 Trongsa
Trongsa Dzong is an impregnable fortress; the Dzong itself is a labyrinth of temples, corridors and offices holding court over the local community.
Trongsa Dzong: The most impress Dzong in Bhutan, built in its present from in 1644 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa, Tempa, the official who was sent by Shabdrung to unify eastern Bhutan and enlarged at the end of the 17th century by Desi Tenzin Rabgay.
The Trongsa Dzong is the ancestral home of the end present Royal Family and first two hereditary kings ruled Bhutan from this Dzong.
www.visit2bhutan.com /trongsa.php   (255 words)

  
 Bhutan - Trongsa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Crossroads of the Kingdom - About five miles from Trongsa, the road winds around a cliff and takes a sharp turn to the left.
Trongsa Dzong was built in 1648 and has been the traditional home of all four kings of Bhutan prior to their ascending the throne.
Trongsa's location in the geographic centre of the kingdom has enabled a Penlop to effectively control the entire East and West of the country from there.
www.visit-to-india.com /Trongsa.htm   (228 words)

  
 Central of Bhutan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This region includes Trongsa and the rich broad valleys of Bumthang including Chumey, Choekhor, Tang and Ura valleys.
The mountain road passes through deciduous forests and at the second pass, Pele La (3300m-10,825ft.), the entire area is blanketed by high altitude dwarf bamboo.
Trongsa's location in the geographic center of the kingdom has enabled a "Penlop" (Governor) to effectively control the entire East and West of the country from there.
www.asia-planet.net /bhutan/central.htm   (699 words)

  
 Travel Trongsa, Travel Bhutan, Trongsa Tours, Ta Dzong Tower, Bhutan Travel Agents, Travel Tours Bhutan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Trongsa is in the center of Bhutan and four hours by road from Wangduephodrang.
The Trongsa Dzong is a labyrinth of temples, corridors and office holding court over the local community.
The present King continued this tradition as he was appointed Trongsa Penlop in 1972 shortly before he ascended the throne of Bhutan.
www.bhutanexpedition.com /places/trongsa.html   (141 words)

  
 Untitled Document
Both his majesty King Ugyen Wangchuck, the Penlop of Trongsa, who was elected the country first hereditary monarch, and his successor, king Jigme Wangchuck, ruled the country from Trongsa’s ancient Dzong.
Protected from invades by an impenetrable valley, Trongsa Dzong is an impregnable fortress.
Although a temple stood on the spot, the Dzongs was built in earnest by shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal who midway through the 17th Century, recognized how Trongsa’s strategic location could help him in his long and successful quest to unify the country.
www.bhutanonline.net /places-of-interest-to-visit-hotspots/trongsa-tongsa-tourist-spot-information.html   (361 words)

  
 Travel Trongsa Bhutan
A vantage point from the opposite side of the valley, still 14 kms from Trongsa, provides an exciting view of the Dzong and the town.
Both his majesty king Ugyen Wangchuk, the Penlop of Trongsa, who was elected the country's first hereditary monarch, and his successor king Jigme Wangchuk, ruled the country from Trongsa's ancient Dzong.
It is built on many levels into the side of the hill and can be seen from every approach to Trongsa, heralding its strength as a defensive stronghold.
www.east-himalaya.com /bhutan/trongsa.htm   (275 words)

  
 Trongsa - World Travel Guide
Trongsa is in town in Bhutan, often known as the gateway to the east of the country.
Trongsa is a small town, and so it easy to cover on foot.
Most of the buses heading from Thimphu to Jakar make a stop for lunch here, so there are plenty of places to eat on the main street.
www.world-travel-guide.net /index.php?title=Trongsa   (130 words)

  
 THE COMFORTS - Bhutan > Places to Visit > Trongsa
Trongsa is in the centre of the Bhutan and and four hours by road from Wangdue Phodrang.
Both His Majesty the King Ugyen Wangchuck, the Penlop of Trongsa and his successor, king Jigme Wangchuck, ruled the country from Trongsa's ancient Dzong.
The Crown Prince of Bhutan has always held the position of the Trongsa Penlop prior to ascending the throne.
www.thecomforts.com /thecomforts_directory.asp?spc=1805   (131 words)

  
 Trongsa Attractions and Sightseeing, Trongsa Dzong, Trongsa Ta Dzong
Trongsa is in the centre of Bhutan, separated from both the east and west by high mountain passes.
Trongsa Dzong: Built in 1648 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel at the place where his great-grandfather Lama Ngagi Wangchuk had erected the temple in 1543.
Ta Dzong: Watch tower built on top of the hill to the east of Trongsa Dzong was known for safeguarding the Trongsa Dzong from internal rebellion in the past.
www.dewatours.com.bt /central-bhutan-attractions-trongsa.htm   (151 words)

  
 07 days trip to Bhutan, Honeymoon tour, Bhutan surface tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It was built in the 18th century by Lama Shida from Tibet, to cover the remains of an evil spirit that was subdued at this spot.
All four Kings were invested as Trongsa Penlop (‘governer’) prior to ascending the throne, and the present Crown Prince now holds the post.
Then proceed to Punakha, stopping along the way at Trongsa for lunch, which would be served in local restaurant, famous for its cuisine.
www.visitbhutan.com /CT7.html   (1087 words)

  
 YANA Expeditions Bhutan >> National Heritage
Trongsa is situated in the central part of the country and the 'dzong' here is the most interesting.
A chapel inside the tower is dedicated to the Trongsa penelop.
The Trongsa Dzong has been the seat of power for the eastern region and attained national significance, as in 1907 it was the Trongsa Penlop (governor) who was throned the first hereditary ruler of the kingdom.
www.discoverbhutan.biz /pages/yana/y_herit01.html   (516 words)

  
 Trongsa Pictures
On Oct 17 we drove from Punakha to Trongsa.
A large chorten at the picnic spot where we had lunch going to and from Trongsa.
The Trongsa dzong is the longest in Bhutan, and blends impressively into the hill it is built upon.
www.math.dartmouth.edu /~klyve/travel/bhutan/trongsa/index.html   (289 words)

  
 NEC Travel & Tours:Bhutan tour,Bhutan tour operator,Bhutan tour from NepalBhutan tour operator in Kathmandu , Bhutan ...
Backing on to the mountain and built on several levels, the Dzong fits narrowly on a spur that sticks out into the gorge of the Mangde River and overlooks the routes south and west.
Visit the Ta-Dzong, an ancient Watch Tower of the Trongsa Dzong is located on top of a steep hill about 1 km beyond the Trongsa Dzong.
Follow the same route back to Trongsa and Wangdue and after you cross Pele La the road diverts to Gangtey Valley which is just 5 km.
www.nectravels.com /bhutan/gomkora_tour.htm   (2503 words)

  
 Trongsa
Trongsa is an ancestral home of the present royal family.
It is built on many levels into the side of a hill and can be seen from every approach to Trongsa.
Ta Dzong: There are three watchtowers on the hill to the east of the dzong, and it’s worth making the short climb for the view and to take a brief look at the Ta Dzong.
www.tourism-bhutan.com /trongsa.php   (253 words)

  
 A Spiritual Pilgrimage to Bhutan--Itinerary Highlights -- Beliefnet.com
At Pele Pass, the entire area is blanketed by high-altitude dwarf bamboo.
Sloping down the ridge stands the many-leveled Trongsa Dzong, built in 1648.
Trongsa is the ancestral home of the Bhutanese Royal Family.
www.beliefnet.com /features/bhutan_itinerary.html   (583 words)

  
 The Chhoetse Penlop - Keys to Bhutan
As the sun rose, its brilliant rays lighting every nook and corner of the kingdom, thousands of people gathered on October 31, the 18th day of the ninth month of the Bhutanese calendar, near Trongsa Dzong to celebrate the investiture ceremony of His Royal Highness Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Bhutan’s 16th Chhoetse Penlop.
At about 10 am the Chhoetse Penlop was received at the Thruepang Palace in Trongsa by the Home Minister, Lyonpo Jigmi Y Thinley, Dzongkhag officials, clergy and the people’s representatives.
Monks lined the roof of the 460-year old Trongsa Dzong to perform the serda ceremony.
www.keystobhutan.com /bhutan/bhutan_king_penlop.php   (928 words)

  
 Bhutan, Bhutan Tour, Bhutan Travel
(New Delhi - Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Wangdiphodrang - Gangtey - Trongsa - Bumthang - Ura - Bumthang - Mongar - Trashigang - Samdrupjongkhar - Guwahati - New Delhi)
This place is home to the endangered fl necked cranes, which migrate from Tibetan plateau in the winter.
The massive structure is built on many levels into the side of the hill that includes various courtyards, passage ways and temples.
www.indovacations.net /english/BhutanTour.htm   (1338 words)

  
 Kuensel Newspaper - Snake bites common in Trongsa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A policeman is undergoing medical treatment at the Trongsa District Hospital after he was bitten by a poisonous snake on the night of June 22.
A resident of the Trongsa said that from April to November the roads and footpaths are coiled with different species.
An elderly resident of Trongsa said that the population of snakes had gone down drastically over the years with increasing development activities.
www.kuenselonline.com /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=7183   (519 words)

  
 city information of bhutan, paro, thimpu, punakha, phuntsholing, wangduephodrang, gangtey gompa, trongsa, bumthang, ...
About five miles from Trongsa, the road winds around a cliff and takes a sharp turn to the left.
The view Is one of the most beautiful sights in all Bhutan and one from which you will never tire.
Trongsa is the ancestral home of the Royal Family.
www.jetairtours.com /bhutan_tours.htm   (2712 words)

  
 Trongsa tour, Tour in Trongsa, Places to visit in Bhutan, Bhutan tour
Trongsa tour, Tour in Trongsa, Places to visit in Bhutan, Bhutan tour
It was the Drukpa lama, Ngagi Wangchuk (1517-54), the great grandfather of Shabdrung Nawang Namgyel, who founded the first temple at Trongsa in 1543.
The view extends for many kilometers and in the former times, nothing could escape the vigilance of its watchmen.
www.pigeontravels.com /bhutan/places_to_see_in_bhutan/trongsa.php   (124 words)

  
 Thimphu/Tangbi Mani Cultural Festival Tour
Views of the impressive Trongsa Dzong can be seen far away on your high Himalayan highway.
Trongsa Dzong is the ancestral home of the royal family.
Built in 1648 A.D. it is presently the administrative seat of the district and the home of the monastic school.
members.cruzio.com /~voyageur/tangbi.htm   (1636 words)

  
 Cultural Tour Of Western & Centr
Paro - Taktsang Monastery - Thimphu - Punakha - Wangdi valleys - Gangtey Gompa - Phobjikha valley - Trongsa - Jakar - Bumthang - Mongar - Trashigang - Yangtse - Chorten Kora - Samdrup Jongkhar
After breakfast, we drive to Trongsa which is a 6 hours journey (142 km).
An ancient Watch Tower of the Trongsa Dzong is located on top of a steep hill about 1 km beyond the Trongsa Dzong.
www.vic.com /antreks/cultural_tour_of_western__centr.htm   (789 words)

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