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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just as beautiful in real life as the pictures and an interesting place to see inside as well. As with everywhere in Bhutan it is up a hill and has steps, but not too many this time!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Diane R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first of the Dzongs we visited, apparently a day before the King fulfilled a major function there. Accordingly, it was busy with rehearsals and other preparations as well as being decorated with additional tents etc. It is a magnificent and interesting structure...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MrYoux
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bigger then its smaller brother in Punakha, it keeps the same organizational standard. Originally less important then Punakha`s, where the most relevant administrative and religious ceremonies still take place. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank acukiert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location for this imposing 15th century fortress. Like most sights, go with a guide to get the full history. Beautiful architecture and colours of structures and excellent views from outside terraces up and down the valley. The main temple chamber is stunning, but remember...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank VinnieLondon_SE2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rinpung Dzong is a large Buddhist monastery and fortress in Paro. It is one of the tourist attraction place in Paro city. Government offices are functioning in this Dzong. Dress code is maintained. Gents to wear shirts covering full hand with collar.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another dzong. what makes the difference is the explanation about the different Budhas.A very impressive place.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small Fort. A guide is must to visit the Dzong. We went during local festival and were able to see some local dance performances.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ashutosh4381
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For visitors to Bhutan, the Rinpung Dzong is the first dzong one can see as all incoming flights into Paro pass near it before landing. It piqued my interest to visit the site. However, the place itself was a disappointment. Rinpung Dzong is located on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Manish K
Reviewed 2 October 2019

It was a nice Dzong. Nothing much to it. It is a minature version of the Punakha Dzong with almost the same design.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Arpanzo
Reviewed 27 September 2019 via mobile

This has huge value of Bhutan history on their religion as well as governance. There are many information. But it should be visualize You may need 3 hours to visit all In the nigh with lights, it's so beautiful from the city

Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Tarek K | Reviewed this property |
its the national museum which is closed for maintenance...not the Dzong...the museum is currently operating in a separate building...but Rinpung Dzong is open to visit....
25 June 2016|
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Response from TartanWanderer | Reviewed this property |
Hello - if you have visa questions I suggest you look at the relevant Embassy website. The main airport is at Paro. I hope that helps.
6 June 2016|
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Response from ravishankar79 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, august is rainy season, you have to make walk of around15 km for tiger nest on hills, if season is bad i think it is difficult. Rest place can be visited..... anyway good luck for the journey...