Ruins of Drukgyal Dzong

Drive: 45Mins Drugkgyal Dzong –the victory ford. On the clear sunny day you will be able to sight the Mount Jumolhari (7314meters or 24,000 feet) the tallest mountain in Bhutan. Built in 1647 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel to commemorate his victory over the Tibetans in 1644. In 1951, a butter lamp fell over and started a terrible fire that brought down the Dzong to ground.