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Bumthang
Bumthang, the spiritual heart of Bhutan, is about 68 Km from Trongsa and at an altitude of 2800 m.. It is one of the easier and scenic drives as it passes through many villages and monasteries as the highway enters the Bumthang valley. There are several monasteries, temples and traditional houses, apart from the fields of buckwheat, apples and barley. Bumthang is popular for weaving especially woolen clothes. Other places of attraction are Kurje Lhakhang, Jambay Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastry and the Swiss Farm.

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Jakar Dzong
Jakar Dzong, the largest Dzong in Bhutan, which is built in 1667, is located in Bumthang. It has a circumference of 1500 metres. The Dzong was damaged by fire and earthquake in the past.

 




 

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