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Rinpung Dzong

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Address: Paro, Bhutan
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A beautiful Dzong - and there are more to come!

Our first dzong visit and very impressive. We spent some hours there and found it worth while both for taking interesting photographs and to feel The atmosphere of Bhutan

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
BF M
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Notodden Municipality, Norway
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Notodden Municipality, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our first dzong visit and very impressive. We spent some hours there and found it worth while both for taking interesting photographs and to feel The atmosphere of Bhutan

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Lhasa, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

its one of oldest drong is bhutan and we got besssed from holy staues ,Drong is old caste in bhutanese language,

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited at night around 10pm...it was so beautiful & serene....hardly I could see anyone there but its totally safe and worth a visit to this place...just loved it...

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Of the 3 Dzongs our guide took us to (Thimphu and Punakha), the Paro Dzong was the most quiet. There is a temple inside which requires you to remove your shoes to enter. There is a good view of Paro town from there. We spent less than 1 hour inside.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Must see attraction if interested in exploring the history and culture of Bhutan. After a tedious hike of tiger nest , this was a relief :)

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Today this is the place of government of Paro, including the courts. So many of the people there are waiting their turn in court. It also has a large shrine and is a great place for taking pictures. Historically the Zhong was the fort for protection, to ward off invadors and a place where the people could come inside to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

It was an amazing experience to climb so high path. My entry was denied as i was wearing round neck Tshirt, so it should be remembered to wear a formal shirt or Tshirts having colour for entering into the monestry. The whole paro city can be viewed from here.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Must see attraction if interested in exploring the history and culture of Bhutan. Some amazing old relics available for public viewing. Also a lot of coverage on the Bhutanese flora and fauna.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This is a large dzong - Buddhist monastery and fortress of the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school in Paro. It houses the Monastic Body and government administrative offices. It is listed as a possible UNESCO world heritage site. Inside there are fourteen shrines and chapels. Great view of the city. Be sure to visit the watchtower on the hill... More 

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Bhutan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

It's just above the Paro Dzongkha over looking the valley.you will find something about Bhutan and it's culture with its diversity in animal species and plants.

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