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Address: Paro, Bhutan
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Excellent and picturesque location

A very big Monastery with lovely views and a quaint bridge. Steeped in history a ery important place in Bhutan. A must visit for all tourists

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kolkata
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very big Monastery with lovely views and a quaint bridge. Steeped in history a ery important place in Bhutan. A must visit for all tourists

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The décor of the Buddhist temple are incredible. And the entrance is at a high place so that the evil spirits cannot step up. Now, this Dzong serves two purposes: a temple and a local government agencies. Worth a visit if you are in Paro but in order of beauty I would rank Punakha Dzong and Taksang over it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for budget people...rooms have great view and good services. We actually had bon fire outside plus indoor also.

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Kalyani, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rinpung Dzong is a large dzong - Buddhist monastery and fortress - of the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school in Paro District, Bhutan. Inside and outside views are awesome..Pleasure to see this Dzong.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place at Paro to spend some time. Earlier a fort. Now a tourist destination. One needs to climb some stairs. Reasonable view. A good attraction at Paro

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Thank Rabiul H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit if you are in Paro but in order of beauty i would rank Punakha Dzong and Taksang over Paro any day in sheer terms of view, intricate paintings and legends

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Starting as a fortress in the 1640s, it successfully defended itself against Tibetan invasions. The invasions are long gone and today this Dzong serves two purposes: a temple and a local government agencies. The décor of the Buddhist temple are incredible. And look at the height of the entrance steps? Why so high? Because the evil spirits were unable to... More 

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Koh Samui
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very imposing dzong overlooking Paro. The fort has now been converted into a monastery (as they all seem to have been) with its own temple. Great to look around however, walls of temple have been covered in drapes to protect the murals

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We went here after seeing the national museum. The dzong is like its other compatriots but less impressive. The view of Paro town is good. We walked down from here to the bridge below, around 200 steps. Not stressful at all. You realise that from the ground it looks like its built on a hill but from the top, you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

good place to study architecture. the dzong can be seen on top of a hillock from paro city. the lightings at night make in pictuiresque

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