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Tamji Destination Guide

Discover Tamji in Bhutan

Tamji in the region of Bhutan (general) is a town located in Bhutan - some 23 mi or ( 37 km ) North of Thimphu , the country's capital .

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Local time in Tamji is now 10:33 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Thimphu " with a UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Rajshahi, Trongsa, Thimphu, Paro, and Kencho. When in this area, you might want to check out Rajshahi . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Tamji ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Jigme Dorji National Park

The Jigme Dorji National Park, named after the late Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, is the second-largest National Park of Bhutan. It occupies almost the entire Gasa District, as well as the northern areas of Thimphu District, Paro District, Punakha, and Wangdue Phodrang Districts. It was established in 1974 and stretches over an area of 4316 km², thereby spanning all three climate zones of Bhutan, ranging in elevation from 1400 to over 7000 meters.

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Located at 27.75 89.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1974 in Bhutan, Gasa District, National parks of Bhutan, Paro District, Protected areas established in 1974, Punakha District, Thimphu District

Gasa Dzong

Gasa Dzong or Gasa Tashi Tongmön Dzong near Gasa is the administrative center of Gasa Dzongkhag (district) in the northwestern region of Bhutan. The Dzong was built in the 17th century by Tenzin Drukdra the second Druk Desi over the site of a meditation place established by Drubthob Terkungpa in the 13th century. The Dzong was constructed as a bulwark against attacks from the north and named Tashi Tongmön Dzong. Later it was expanded by the fourth Desi, Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye.

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Located at 27.92 89.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Dzongs of Bhutan, Populated places in Bhutan

Lingzhi Gewog

Lingzhi Gewog is a gewog (village block) of Thimphu District, Bhutan. Lingzhi Gewog, along with Naro and Soe Gewogs, is part of Lingzhi Dungkhag.

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Located at 27.86 89.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Gewogs of Bhutan, Thimphu District

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 by a Lama Neten (head of a district monastic body) resident in the Dzong. The office of the Drungpa (sub-district administrator) is also housed in the Dzong.

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Located at 27.86 89.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Dzongs of Bhutan

Chagri Monastery

Chagri Dorjeden Monastery also called "Cheri Monastery" is a Buddhist monastery in Bhutan established in 1620, by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. the founder of the Butanese state. The monastery, which is now a major teaching and retreat center of the Southern Drukpa Kagyu order, is located at the northern end of Thimphu Valley about fifteen kilometers from the capital.

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Located at 27.60 89.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 1620 establishments, Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan, Buddhist temples in Bhutan