Dirang Dzong Arunachal Pradesh

Dirang Dzong or Dirang fort was built in the 17th century to protect Bomdila from the neighboring states. In fact during the infamous Vietnam War, the fort was used as a jail and in world war period, this fort was used as a shelter. This fort is located atop a hill and comprises a four storied fortified stone slabs that are supported by wooden logs. The entrance wooden gate is decorated with local architectural designs and is definitely an eye catcher. This tribal area has uniquely made houses that were built to save the residents from biting cold weather. The architecture of these houses is worth appreciating.

Getting There

Hiring a cab is the best way to reach Dirang. However, the Dzong can only be reached by climbing stone stairs.

Things to Do & See in and around

Witness the amazing architecture of stone houses here. Apart from it, one can go for sightseeing of Hot Springs, Kalachakra Gompa, Sangti Valley and National Research Centre on Yak.

Best Time to Visit

The months between November and February are the best time to visit Dirang as the weather becomes extremely pleasant during this period.

Dirang Dzong Arunachal Pradesh

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