Dzong architecture
Dzong architecture (from Tibetan རྫོང་, Wylie rDzong, sometimes written Jong) is a distinctive type of fortress architecture found in the present and former Buddhist kingdoms of the Himalayas: Bhutan ...
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Kagyu-Dzong
2°24′51.40″E / 48.8287778°N 2.4142778°E / 48.8287778; 2.4142778The Kagyu-Dzong center is a Buddhist center in Paris, affiliated to the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. ...
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Rinpung Dzong
Rinpung Dzong is a large dzong - Buddhist monastery and fortress - of the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school in Paro District in Bhutan. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrat...
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Gasa Dzong
Not to be confused with: Gasa, Bhutan or Gasa DistrictGasa Dzong or Gasa Tashi Tongmön Dzong near Gasa is the administrative center of Gasa Dzongkhag (district) in the northwestern region of Bhutan. T...
Drukgyal Dzong
Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro District, Bhutan. The dzong was probably built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Nga...
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Yungbulakang Palace
Yumbu Lagang (Tibetan: ཡུམ་བུ་བླ་སྒང།, Wylie: yum bu bla sgang) or Yumbu Lakhar (Tibetan: ཡུམ་བུ་བླ་མཁར།, Wylie: yum bu bla mkhar, also known as Yumbu Lakhang or Yungbulakang Palace)...
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Gyantse Dzong
Gyantse Dzong or Gyantse Fortress is one of the best preserved dzongs in Tibet, perched high above the town of Gyantse on a huge spur of grey brown rock.According to Vitali, the fortress was construct...
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Gonggar Dzong
The Gonggar Dzong (Tibetan: གོང་དཀར་ཛོང༌།, Wylie: gong-dkar rdzong, ZYPY: Konggar Zong), also known as Gongkar Dzong, is located in Gonggar County, Shannan Prefecture, Tibet, China. It is...
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Simtokha Dzong
Simtokha Dzong is a small dzong located about 3 miles (4.8 km) south of the Bhutanese capital of Thimphu. Built in 1629 by Ngawang Namgyal, who unified Bhutan, the dzong is the first of its kind ...
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Shigatse Dzong
The Shigatse Dzong, also known as Samdruptse Dzong, is located in Shigatse, Tibet, China. It is spelt Rikaze Dzong (official spelling: Xigazê Dzong; other spellings: Shigatse Dzong, Shikatse Dzong, Zh...
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Lhuentse Dzong
Lhuentse Dzong is a dzong and Buddhist monastery in Lhuntse District in eastern Bhutan. It lies on the eastern side of the Kuri Chhu and is perched on a spur at the end of a narrow valley. The Dzong w...
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Potala Palace
The Potala Palace (Tibetan: པོ་ཏ་ལ, Wylie: Po ta la, ZYPY: Bodala; simplified Chinese: 布达拉宫; traditional Chinese: 布達拉宮; pinyin: Bùdálā Gōng) in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region...
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Tsechen Monastery and Dzong
Tsechen Monastery, Tsechen Dzong or Shambu Tsegu, was about five kilometres northwest of Gyantse above the traditional village of the same name. Tsechen was the largest of a number of hilltop monaster...
Lingzhi Yügyal Dzong
Lingzhi Yügyal Dzong, is an important Drukpa Kagyu monastery and administrative center situated at an altitude of 4150 metres in Lingzhi, Thimphu District, Bhutan. There are about thirty monks headed...
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Jakar Dzong
Jakar Dzong or Jakar Yugyal Dzong is the dzong of the Bumthang District in central Bhutan. It is located on a ridge above Jakar town in the Chamkhar valley of Bumthang. It is built on the site of an e...
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Trongsa Dzong
Trongsa Dzong is the largest dzong fortress in Bhutan, located in Trongsa (formerly Tongsa) in Trongsa district, in the centre of the country. Built on a spur overlooking the gorge of the Mangde River...
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Tegla Kar
The Tegla Kar Dzong was a fort located on a cliff above the town of Burang (also called Taklakot) in Burang County, southwestern Tibet near the Nepalese border. It seems that the Tegla Kar was built d...
Punakha Dzong
The Punakha Dzong, also known as Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong (meaning "the palace of great happiness or bliss"), is the administrative centre of Punakha District in Punakha, Bhutan. Constructed by ...
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Chitishio Dzong
Chitishio is a dzong in Tibet. The site is in ruins; it was a Buddhist monastery.
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Tashichho Dzong
Tashichhoedzong བཀྲ་ཤིས་ཆོས་རྫོང is a Buddhist monastery and fortress on the northern edge of the city of Thimpu in Bhutan, on the western bank of the Wang Chu. It has traditionally been the seat of t...
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