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Address: Paro, Bhutan

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Visiting the Dzong in Paro

It's impressive and big, looks like a fortress. With lots of Tanka's and religious paintings, long corridors and spacious yards, rows of prayer wheel and a beautiful though modest... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
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Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

It's impressive and big, looks like a fortress. With lots of Tanka's and religious paintings, long corridors and spacious yards, rows of prayer wheel and a beautiful though modest inner sanctum.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

great location with river grace along the dzong to give your a complete senses feel of sky, green, river and building. well kept, especially the fascinating wooden flooring, the awesome craving and the colors!!! absolutely worth a visit!

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Funk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This was built in 1646 and was larger than anything built in North America at that time-----or for about 100 years after. If you visit make sure you go in to the temple, it is very colorful with fine embroidery but the floor Is the draw. The floor is smooth and worn and the Knots in the wood are raised... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The Paro Dzong is not as big as Punakha but it is very nice inside with beautiful carved wood and paintings. The wood floor in the last payer room is absolutely fantastic.

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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Amazing views of the dzong no matter where in the valley you might be, day or night. Amazing views of the valley from the dzong. Very impressive and imposing fortress/dzong inside and out. Photo ops from everywhere and every angle.

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Phuntsholing, Chhukha, Bhutan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

it was a nice experience travelling with my family members crossing over the river and get into Rinpung Dzong really good a river flowing near to the Dzong what a nature has created to Bhutan. Really its a Happiness is a place perfet

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

you should not miss, paro it self is a beautiful place just like painting in canvas. real peace of mind.....

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Paro Dzong, may not be the oldest, but it commands a view of the city. We visited the Dzong, that is on the banks of the River Paro, a little away from the city. Paro Dzong had a watch tower above it, that was converted into the National Museum that was subsequently destroyed by fire. Like most of the... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

When it is you first Dzong to visit it is still very impressive. But mor to the East there are more beuatiful ones (e.g. Punakha Dzong). Nice views though on the valley

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Paro Dzong is similar to many other dzongs around the country, but as it is located in the more richer valley, it is well preserved, contains beautiful murals and inside the temple complex is more richly decorated than others.

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