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Address: Paro, Bhutan
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Warning: If you wear shorts, collarless/half-sleeved tee-shirts or if you generally look too casually dressed, you may be refused entry. The other way out is to keep a jacket etc... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Warning: If you wear shorts, collarless/half-sleeved tee-shirts or if you generally look too casually dressed, you may be refused entry. The other way out is to keep a jacket etc with you, which you can put on at the entry time. No tickets to enter, but strict dress code as this is a court, government office and place of worship... More 

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Thank shyamparekh
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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114 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is situated inside the city, we were here on a rainy day but this was not a deterrent. The monastery looks very beautiful and is quite big.

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Thank Suganthi M
Girona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visits en bhutan are mostly chosed by the tour operatour, then this is one on the firsts stops in my trip to Bhutan. The Dzong (monastery9 itself it's amazing, big and well manteined and the views are very interesting.

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Thank agusticassa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this place on my 1st day of Bhutan tour. it is pretty good specially the wooden bridge that we need to cross before entering the Dzong and the Architecture is also pretty Impresssive

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Thank Ishan A
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful architecture, mural paintings and also nice view into paro valley. its the second paro dzong, the first further up the valley burned down in the past.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Within 15 minutes walking distance from the small Paro town and close to airport, Rinpung Dzong should be a must visit place for traveler to know about the history of monastery and kingship in Bhutan. The rich culture Bhutan holds within its womb will remain unknown for visitors, if any Dzong is unexplored. One hour visit to the District Dzong... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Just like other Dzong, amazing!! Ringpung Dzong is also called "Paro Dzong". My tour guide told me this. Ringpund Dzong was built in 1646 by shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan. The southern approach to the Dzong has a traditional roofed cantilever bridge called Nemi Zam. A Walk acoross the bridge offers a wide view... More 

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Thank Wateryu W
Brisbane, Australia
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39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

The Rinpung Dzong is an impressive fortress that manages to both sit serenely part way up the side of the slope out of the valley while maintaining a dominance of the area. The current practical uses of the building seem to fit with initial purpose of protecting the people of the valley. The building shows lots of thought was given... More 

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Thank Ian D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Dzong is like a district administrative building but it also houses a monastery. So, the dressing must be decent. This is one of the oldest Dzongs in Bhutan. The sheer size and architecture if this building are impressive. A must visit for history buffs.

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Thane, MH,INDIA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

This Dzong is very close to the Bhutan National Museum and the Paro Main Street. Though smaller than the one in Punakha, its a place worth visiting. Try walking from the Museum to the Dzong and take the pleasant walk to the Main Street.

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