Drukgyal Dzong

Drukgyal Dzong

Name                            : Drukgyal Dzong

Location                       : It is located in the upper part of the Paro valley in of Bhutan.
Type of Structure          : Fortress and Monastery 

Period                          : 6th Century A.D.



The Dzong was probably built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to commemorate victory over an invasion from Tibet. In the early 1950s Drukgyal Dzong was almost completely destroyed by fire.


Need to connect with further international pilgrimage tourism plan.

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