The extensive palace of Wangdichholing was built in 1857 on the site of a battle camp of the penlop of Trongsa, Jigme Namgyal. It was...
According to legend, when the lamas assembled in about 1549 to select a site for a monastery, a big white bird rose suddenly in the air...
Pema Tshomo Restaurant
There are plenty of small bars and local restaurants along Jakar’s main street, the best of which by a long way is Pema Tshomo...
Handicrafts Emporium information
This showroom of a government-supported handicraft project sells textiles, wooden bowls, tables runners and gho s (traditional dress for men). It's opposite the turn-off to the Amankora and Wangdichholing Palace.