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Review of Punakha Dzong

Punakha Dzong
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Punakha
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

Not sure what you would be doing in Punakha and not visit the Dzong but this may be one of the most beautiful in the country. If you see the film "Little Buddha" I think there are many scenes shot at this location.

Thank HolaGatitos
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

The Punakha Dzong aka the Palace of Great Happiness is at the confluence of 2 rivers the Mo Cchu and the Po Cchu. It has a beautiful unique wood architecture. There is a big large Bodhi tree in one of the courtyards. The place of worship (photography prohibited) is rich with thangka paintings and Buddha statues adorned with silk and offerings. Very interesting place! Must visit!

Thank LanYin
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

This is the place where the marriage of 5th Bhutan king was held.. really panaromic view from the dzong building.. and the view while sitting on the bank of the river is just superb..

Thank sharmashailen
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

This is the most magnificent of the Dzongs in Bhutan. Once housed the King's palace. Beautifully constructd,on the river banks. The inside architecture is also awe inspiring and you feel at inner peace. The view from the Dzong is also beautiful, especially on a rainy day.

Thank Prashant B
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

I believe this Dzong is the most amazing one with full of Bhutanese architectures and arts. It is a must to go when you are in Bhutan.

Thank ChenYiJian
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