Conservation of the 19th-Century Wangduechhoeling Palace in Bumthang, Phase 2

This project, which continues work begun under previous AFCP grants, advances the growing U.S.-Bhutan bilateral relationship and fosters critical partnerships between American and Bhutanese institutions and organizations.

Built in the 19th century and the original seat of power of Bhutan's ruling dynasty, the palace exemplifies traditional Bhutanese architecture and craftsmanship. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Bhutan, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): Bhutan Foundation Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $499,700 Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Completed
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