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All reviews administrative offices paro valley bhutanese architecture little buddha wooden bridge national museum buddhist monks beautiful structure worth a visit wall paintings watch tower entry fee must visit place tiger's nest fortress heap monastic
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Dzong,, dating from the 17th century initially built as a monastery, and later used as a defenceof Pao town is an essential part of any rip to Bhutan. As a foreign tourist I had a guide, well versed in both local hisory and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scorchin
Reviewed 4 days ago

Rinpung Dzong nice to visit and is similar to other dzong.Entry free Rs 300 but u need local currency or smaller INR .wooden bridge is good over river with scenic view .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank npn2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today it is the seat of the Court of Justice and in it Buddhism is taught to future monks. We visit the interior and observe the coming and going of young people in all the rooms. This Dzong should be named a World Heritage Site.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kalyan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The detail of the building is so impressive. The monks really allow you to see an become involved in their culture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alice C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is really impressive at night when it is all lit up. You can basically see it at all yikes I. Paro due to its position

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BillyK1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's is located near to Paro city and walkable distance if you went through wooden bridge. If you take the taxi root , it's long one. Rinpung Dzong is similar to other dzong. Similar built up. Entry free Rs 300 for Indian for other it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bibhutinayak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old fortress converted to some government offices and the half a monastery. The structure and architecture is awe inspiring. Well preserved buildings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank artajS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is originally a fort, totally protected by river from both side. Very Beautiful Place But they charge 300 for entry which is too much.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JMEHTACA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is the district headquarters of Paro. Very beautiful. It has a nice walking trail behind leading to the wonderful river Paro chhu. It is connected to the main road by a bridge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Harshshah1212
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I think this dzong looks more authentic & old than the Punakha Dzong. Most of the old wooden structure is intact. Beautiful murals of the gods of the 4 directions guard the entranceway. At the end of the dzong are the prayer halls and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RcboyB
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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