Central Bhutan is an exciting destination for all visitors as there are the most significant historical and religious sites in the country. From Trongsa District which has always been of great political importance to the leaders of Bhutan to Bumthang district where most ancient and important monasteries, Central Bhutan has it. Some of the important landmarks in central Bhutan are: Kurje Lhakhang (monastery) built in 1652 and the site where the great Buddhist saint Guru Rimpoche meditated. Tamshing Lhakhang built in 1501by the great religious treasure revealer Terton Pema Lingpa. Mebar Tsho, a sacred burning lake from which Terton Pema Lingpa discovered religious treasures hidden by Guru Rimpoche and the Watchtower Trongsa Museum (Ta Dzong), which provides visitors with unparalleled insight into Bhutan’s political history.