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Tashichho Dzong is a Buddhist monastery and fortress located in Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. The dzong is the seat of the Bhutanese government and also houses the throne room and offices of the King of Bhutan. It was first built in 1216 by Lama Gyalwa Lhanangpa and expanded in the 17th century by the Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. The current structure was built in the 1960s by the Third King of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, after a fire destroyed the original building.

Tashichho Dzong is an impressive structure with traditional Bhutanese architecture, featuring white walls, red and gold roofs, and colorful wooden windows. The dzong houses several chapels and temples, including the main temple, which is dedicated to the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. The inner courtyard of the dzong is a popular gathering place for locals and tourists, and visitors can watch monks performing their daily rituals and ceremonies.

The dzong is also known for hosting several important religious festivals and events throughout the year, including the famous Thimphu Tshechu, a three-day festival held in the autumn. During this festival, monks perform colorful masked dances and traditional songs and prayers to celebrate the teachings of Guru Rinpoche.

Tashichho Dzong is a symbol of Bhutanese architecture and culture and a must-see destination for visitors to Thimphu.