Rinpung Dzong
Rinpung Dzong
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  • ankur kandoi
    Siliguri, India804 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    paro dzong
    It is located beside the Paro river.. It is monolithically constructed by wood without use of nails. Original structure was destroyed by fire in the last century and reconstructed later-on. Its beautiful to look at when lights are on during the night !!
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 March 2023
  • annminky
    United States1,591 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning Fortress
    It was a beautiful day when I visited this monastery/fortress. It is huge, so take your time to enjoy this place. This place houses government workers and monks. The bridge was also something interesting to know. There is a room that housed old pictures depicting how the bridge was completed. Festivals are held here in the month of April. Another interesting fortress to visit while in Bhutan.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 8 April 2023
  • Suresh Kumar
    Bengaluru, India2,125 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    “LIMESTONE BASE CLIFF WITH HEAP OF JEWELS”
    Bhutanese architecture at its finest ! Elaborate wooden carvings & paintings. Not far from Paro town & airport. Approach the Dzong via the old & sensational wooden bridge called as “Nyamai Zam” The best Dzong photos are only possible from around this bridge.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 31 October 2023
  • Charles_and_Susan
    Nottingham, United Kingdom5,869 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Traditional wooden footbridge entrance
    An extensive monastery accessed via a traditional wooden bridge across the river. Several courtyards inside, a large one where they hold a festival. Elaborate decorated buildings all around.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 December 2023
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Charles_and_Susan
Nottingham, UK5,869 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
An extensive monastery accessed via a traditional wooden bridge across the river. Several courtyards inside, a large one where they hold a festival. Elaborate decorated buildings all around.
Written 30 December 2023
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Suresh Kumar
Bengaluru, India2,125 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Bhutanese architecture at its finest !
Elaborate wooden carvings & paintings. Not far from Paro town & airport. Approach the Dzong via the old & sensational wooden bridge called as “Nyamai Zam”
The best Dzong photos are only possible from around this bridge.
Written 31 October 2023
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Ron S
New York City, NY5,471 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
It was our first introduction to Bhutanese architecture. Very interesting. We were lucky to get a glimpse of a monastic festival while visiting. The views of the Paro valley were spectacular.
Written 4 October 2023
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annminky
United States1,591 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
It was a beautiful day when I visited this monastery/fortress. It is huge, so take your time to enjoy this place. This place houses government workers and monks. The bridge was also something interesting to know. There is a room that housed old pictures depicting how the bridge was completed.
Festivals are held here in the month of April. Another interesting fortress to visit while in Bhutan.
Written 8 April 2023
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BOOK BHUTAN TOUR
Thimphu, Bhutan380 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
The Paro Rinpung Dzong looks quite grandiose featuring a traditional Bhutanese outlook in the day and come night the fortress presents a spectacular view for the viewers as LED lights surrounding the Dzong give a warm hue highlighting the massive structure.
Written 2 April 2023
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ankur kandoi
Siliguri, India804 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
It is located beside the Paro river.. It is monolithically constructed by wood without use of nails. Original structure was destroyed by fire in the last century and reconstructed later-on.
Its beautiful to look at when lights are on during the night !!
Written 28 March 2023
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Namgay Adventure Travels
Thimphu, Bhutan134 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
A beautiful and historically significant traditional building with
a large complex of temples, shrines, and administrative offices, intricate carvings, colorful paintings, and beautiful architecture.
Written 19 January 2023
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Ugyen
Noida, India286 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
Dzong architecture is used for buildings, a distinctive type of fortified monastery architecture found mainly in Bhutan, its serve as the religious/monastic
and administrative centers of respective dzongkhang/district. They are often the site of an annual tsechu or religious festival.

There buildings are one of the iconic buildings found in Bhutan and while in Paro its a must visit. Its gives the true example of cultural and architectural designs of Bhutan.
Its a huge buildings build by stone and wood mostly.
Written 2 June 2021
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Amitava Mallick
Kolkata (Calcutta), India7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Located beside Paro river it is monolithically constructed by wood without use of nails. Original structure destroyed by fire in the last century and reconstructed later-on. From the western balcony of of the Dzong one can have stunning vie of Paro Ton.
Written 23 June 2020
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AZCasualTraveler
Mesa, AZ1,911 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) is considered by many to be the finest example of Bhutan architecture. This Dzong is built right on the edge of a hillside overlooking one of the most scenic section of Paro Valley and the Paro-Chu River - stunning scenery here. As can be seen from the attached photos, this Dzong is BIG in size, and it still being used by the Paro City government administrative offices in certain closed sections of the complex. However, portions of the interior areas and the exterior courtyard areas are open for Tourists. Also, it should be noted that "NO Photos" allowed inside the building when you reach the check-in desk for Visitors. Prior to the check-in desk, there are several nice wall murals - photos are allowed of the wall murals prior to the check-in security desk which then has the "NO Photos Allowed" sign beyond that point.

The open courtyard area is very large and exhibits the stunning architecture that makes Bhutan so unique in this area. The complex is well maintained and clean - very worthwhile place to visit.
Written 24 May 2020
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