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3-Nights Highlight Tour of Bhutan from Paro
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Private 4-Day Bhutan Tour: Paro, Taktsang Monastery, Thimphu
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Paro, Bhutan
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"little buddha"
in 8 reviews
"paro valley"
in 37 reviews
"bhutanese architecture"
in 15 reviews
"administrative offices"
in 6 reviews
"covered bridge"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 24 reviews
"national museum"
in 25 reviews
"cantilever bridge"
in 6 reviews
"buddhist monks"
in 6 reviews
"watch tower"
in 9 reviews
"must visit place"
in 9 reviews
"tiger's nest"
in 6 reviews
"fortress"
in 58 reviews
"paintings"
in 42 reviews
"heap"
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"structure"
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"river"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The intricate wood work, and the large beams held together without nails are worth seeing. Its construction began in 1644; it's, thus, a delight to see how well preserved it is. It serves as a residence for the monastic body, district government offices and local...More

Thank prpa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Paro Dzong is one of “must-to-see” attractions in Bhutan, which guides you back by several centuries. Tip: if you wish to buy some cordyceps, do it there from the farmers directly because the price in Paro is 2,5 Times higher.

Thank krzys1970
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This dzong was very interesting. The architecture was beautiful. Also learning about how local people need to dress to visit was quiet interesting.

Thank Pontinha2015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Dzong is located on the river front and looks majestic. On crossing the wooden bridge you enter the Dzong. There is hardly anything of importance to see except a few religious places. You don't see any thing related to the Royalty like King's Court,...More

Thank CdrSurendra
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This is also called the Paro Dzong. It is another Buddhist monastery which is a must visit if in Paro. It is very beautiful and if you have a local guide to explain all the depictions and the idols and the paintings in the wall...More

Thank Ankur H
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

The entry fee is too high. I had visited the Punakha Dzong which is more famous and probably bigger than this. But you can go around this one and get some nice pictures. It looks good from the outside. If you want a pic on...More

Thank KetanforTravel
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Also known as Paro Dzong, this magnificent fortress on the hill overlooking Paro town provides a good lookout point across a river. We visited the National Museum before walking to the Dzong atop the hill and walked the way down to town across the river...More

Thank Lee_family_219053
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Well worth the time to walk through this fortress, a prominent site in the Paro Valley next to the river. Good architecture and the site and buildings are in very good shape. Interesting to walk around the inside courtyard and also check out the monastery....More

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Rinchen Pung Dzong (Rinpung Dzong), means 'Fortress on a Heap of Jewels'. In 1644 Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal ordered the construction of the dzong on the foundation of a monastery built by Guru Rinpoche. The woodwork, architecture, colourful paintings are very impressive and offer great views...More

Thank Sukrit B
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

It is one of the most visited place by the visitors of Bhutan. Paro is the only Dzongkhag, which have international Airport in Bhutan.

Thank FourApproachesTA
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Rcboy B
31 August 2017|
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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....
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bininati12
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.
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AcacioBarros
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...
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