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Punakha Dzong

Punakha, Punakha 13001, Bhutan
+975178256785
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wooden bridge” (52 reviews)
“the river” (124 reviews)
“jacaranda trees” (33 reviews)
LOCATION
Punakha, Punakha 13001, Bhutan
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+975178256785
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

the dzong was humongous, next to a beautiful road surrounded by greeneries..river flowing down beside the dzong..all looks so like heaven..calm & quite place..got to know all royal weddings takes place in ths dzong...must visit place...the dzong has entry fee

Thank niladri sekhar d
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This temple was unique, And was next to the road. A unique bridge directed you towards the temple. The sound of the bells resonates in the temple. You can stay calm in these temple.

Thank Mahsa S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the best maintained fortress with a huge complex, it would take an entire day to see the entire fortress. wonderful wooden carved balconies, staircases, and windows show the splendid work done by the artisans of phunaka. the stupas are a must see and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Punakha Dzong is of the most beautiful monastery in Bhutan, Its not far from Thimphu, the beautiful river and the fishes sailing below the huge wooden bridge under clean waters is a beautiful thing to see. We drive about a kilometer above the dzong and...More

Thank Kejaroko P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Majority of the pictures took are from this place. It is beautiful from outside and inside. It full of energy and really incredible. Still cannot be seen fully.

Thank Marco P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

its a must visit place if your in Bhutan as you will be amazed the way it was build and the architecture.

Thank Drukpaman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A most revered monastery for all the Bhutanese, this majestic location is also where his Royal Highness, the King, is ordained and his coronation is conducted. A beautiful covered wooden bridge across the river, leads you to the grand main entrance. The stairs that ascend...More

Thank TripTipr
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The oldest zhong in Bhutan and holds historic significance as well. Located along side the river, spectacular views from outside as well as inside. The tall structure with its architecture will give you an insight into the history of this country. Apparently it was also...More

Thank Mamta S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Dzong,you fill heavenly realization.atall n influential statue,gives peace of mind and pure soul.

Thank Manish D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most picturesque of all the monasteries.A must visit.Have to be fully clothed and need to maintain silence.No cameras inside it.Lots to learn and it's a wonderful mix of history and beauty at the same time.

Thank Anurag N
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lks7
1 June 2017|
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Response from JayantSathe | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can reach by car or mini bus the steps are only at the Dzong but they are manageable it's a lovely place worth a visit carry your medicine water bottles and camera as it's a scenic place to visit Regards n all b... More
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