Punakha Dzong is perhaps the most beautiful dzong in the country, especially during the spring season when the jacaranda trees bring a beautiful flower and decorated the entire wall of the dzong. This dzong was the second to be built in Bhutan by Zhabdrung Rinpoche and it is secound largest. it served as the capital and seat of government until the mid-1950s. All of Bhutan’s kings have been crowned in this dzong. The dzong is still the winter residence of the Bhutan’s religious leader.