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Address: Paro, Bhutan
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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3-Nights Highlight Tour of Bhutan from Paro
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Another great Dzong that deserves a visit. Not my most favorite but still well worth the time and effort. I'm always impressed with the architecture and painted wood work. After... read more

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Perry H
San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Another great Dzong that deserves a visit. Not my most favorite but still well worth the time and effort. I'm always impressed with the architecture and painted wood work. After your visit you can walk down the hill and cross a very old covered foot bridge.

Thank Perry H
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The dzong is built a bit higher than the Paro City, so it is visible from everywhere. It looks beautiful at night. It has nice & colorful traditional Bhutanese wooden architecture with numerous paintings and murals. There is a nice view of the Paro river, city and the airport from here.

Thank Surabhi264
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rinpung Dzong was the last place we saw before we had to go catch our flight. What a beautiful Dzong this is, a must-see when in Paro, but often overlooked in favor of Tiger's Nest. You'll see Rinpung Dzong from anywhere in Paro, as it's one the largest structures in the area, and located on a hill in the valley.... More 

Thank Alex B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Dzong is in Paro and it looks very beautiful when the lights are switched on. It shows the history of Bhutan

Thank Shivani J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's an amazing spectacular fortress rich with Bhutanese Architecture and wall paintings, true essence of Bhutan. The beauty of harmony between the District Administration and the Buddhist monks. The general public can visit for any works related to Governance or for religious but need to leave before 6pm after that the whole place is for Buddhist monks. I admire the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Dzong architecture is unique to Bhutan and the majority of them were built in the 16th century when the country was unite as a way to defend themselves and at the same time support their Buddhist monks. This one it is just so impressive specially because it was so quiet and in a very sunny and chilly afternoon the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a must. Outstandingly beautiful. We loved in particular the gorgeous murals. A paradise for an enthusiastic photographer.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The lighting of The Dzong at night is magnificent.Looks absolutely awesome! During the day it looks massive !A very overpowering structure ,a nice one and a traditional Bhutanese architecture .A must visit place.

Thank Shalu2127
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Just from a 5 minutes drive from Paro international airport you will reach to Paro Rinpung Dzong or the fortress of the heap of precious jewels. Overlooking the fortress is the national museum of Bhutan where no visitors can miss this. It's a overall showcase of Bhutan and it's art of living in the land of happiness!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a good place for many photos. It is not small. It has both the administrative and monastic functions. One can spend time examining the design and façade of the buildings.

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