Yangtse or Trashiyangtse lies further north of Trashigang is Trashiyangtse, east of Radhi, and south of Khaling and Kanglung. Attractions in Trashiyangtse include a great Nepalese chorten copied from the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu. There is also the Dzong, the Institute for Zorig Chusum the School of Traditional Arts, and a hospital. The dzong was built in 1659 on the difficult terrain make it difficult for the Tibetan invaders. The Dzong is the headquarters of the Trashigang Dzongkhag.
The Sharchops, meaning “easterner” in the local language are the indigenous people of the region. In the South, to Khaling there is a school for blind children and also a weaving center. The weaving center is run by the National Women’s Association of Bhutan to teach women weaving skills to use in their own homes and earn by selling their weavings in the market. This town is also the principal marketplace for the semi-nomadic people of Merak and Sakteng, whose way of dress is unique in Bhutan.