Trongsa, previously Tongsa (Dzongkha: ཀྲོང་གསར་, Wylie: krong gsar), is a town and capital of Trongsa District in central Bhutan. The name means "new village" in Dzongkha. The first temple was built in 1543 by the Drukpa lama Ngagi Wangchuk, who was the great-grandfather of Ngawang Namgyal, Zhabdrung Rinpoche, the unifier of Bhutan. Wikipedia
One of the happiest places on the earth, Bhutan has a treasure of attractions. There is so much to witness and soak in here that visiting this place is a must for every traveller. Thimphu, Paro, Jakar are some of the major attractions in Trongsa and have plentiful of things to indulge in. But the most underrated among the lot is the historic Trongsa. Regarded as the breakpoint if you are travelling from Thimphu to jakar or vice versa, Trongsa is just more than that. Located perfectly in the geographically centre of the country, Trongsa is also called the Vanguard of the Warriors and played a major role in controlling the kingdom in ancient times. The stunning locales, perfect location, ideal weather are one of the numerous reasons why Trongsa deserve a lengthy visit.
There are many attractions in Trongsa that should be visited. The most prominent ones being the Trongsa Dzong, Thru Epang Palace and Trongsa Tower. The December festival in Trongsa is one of the prime attractions in this scenic town. There are dozen of shops, restaurants and resorts which will help you in making your trip, an unforgettable venture. This one is a perfect spot to take a break from the tiring road trip and relax amidst some mesmerising scenery.
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