Wangdue Phodrang Dzong

Wangdue Phodrang Dzong situated on a ridge overlooking a river junction was built in the 1638. The position of the Dzong completely covers the spur and commands an impressive view over both the north-south and east-west roads. In the 17th century, Wangdue Phodrang played a critical role in unifying the Western, Central and Southern Bhutanese districts.