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Address: Paro, Bhutan

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A very beautiful dzong

Very beautiful. Lots of bees. The bee hive isn't the conventional one, it looks like it is made of stone/carved into the rock. Remember (men) must wear full sleeves or something... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Very beautiful. Lots of bees. The bee hive isn't the conventional one, it looks like it is made of stone/carved into the rock. Remember (men) must wear full sleeves or something collared. you can't wear shorts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The view from Dzong is ecstatic and the river that flows near the Dzong adds to the serenity. Amazing place to be. Spare at least 3 hrs for this place to enjoy and relive. Amazing views for photography.

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Dzong is Bhutanese for Fort!!. Understand that this fort is probably Bhutan's best know and most iconic fort. The name translates to "Fortress on a heap of jewels". Most certainly worth a trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

One of Bhutan's finest dzongs. Has a great view, full of sacred spaces, it radiates spirituality and peace. You need a good guide to explain the marvelous frescoes for one to appreciate the philosophy behind them. This dzong dominates the valley with its massive presence. Unfortunately, the Ta Dzong (watchtower) housing the national museum is still under renovation after earthquake... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We visited the Rinpung Dzong after visiting its watch tower, the Ta Dzong. The Rinpung Dzong has a different style of construction from the other Dzongs we'd seen in Thimphu and Punakha. Perhaps, it was smaller in size and hence looked different. As in the case of any other Dzong, there are administrative and monastic bodies in the Dzong. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

It is one of the best zongs in Bhutan. There is no entry fee, about 15 minutes drive from Paro Market. Huge structure and a lovely view from here. I saw some guides inside the zong, but I did not see any available for hire. Need about 20-30 minutes to cover it. Complete Bhutan Travel Details on : http://ultracoolsolitarywanderer.blogspot.in/2015/05/bhutan-5-7-days.html My... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a beautiful Dzong, which can be seen from everywhere is Paro Town. It is primarily an administrative office and nothing to see inside. But from outside along with the Paro Chu (river) is a great place for some photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This was the first dzong visit in Bhutan. it was small compared to other Dzongs that we visited. But it was very colorful and well preserved. Must do. Pictures speak better

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Overall, the traditional architecture in Bhutan is worth the trip, alone. The use of color, symbols, and wood and stone are interesting and beautiful. This dzong is a manageable size and great example of the national style of building, making it a perfect first stop on a trip to Bhutan but not necessarily worth the time if you've already seen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is one of the best places to be in Paro, Bhutan. With very intricate paintings on the walls and beautiful wood work, this is a must do place.

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Address: Address: Paro, Bhutan
Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Paro District  >  Paro

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