Top things to do in Drukgyel Dzong

Buddhist Monastery in Drukgyel Dzong

Drukgyel Dzong

Drukgyel Dzong, now an imposing ruin, was built in 1649 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to control the trade and military route to Tibet. The building was used as an administrative centre until 1951, when a fire caused…
Buddhist Monastery in Drukgyel Dzong

Choedu Goemba

After a visit to Drukgyel Dzong, you can take a five-minute stroll from the parking area up to the small Choedu Goemba, which houses a statue of the blue-faced local protector, Gyeb Dole. It's just above the village…