Paro Things to Do

  • Things to Do
    by anilpradhanshillong
  • Things to Do
    by anilpradhanshillong
  • Things to Do
    by anilpradhanshillong

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  • 1. Hike to the Tiger's Nest also called the Taktshang Monastery

    The Tiger's Nest, locally known as the Taktshang Monastery, stands on a vertical cliff-face in Paro, Bhutan. A trip to Bhutan could be considered incomplete if you don’t visit this monastery, which...

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  • 2. 03- Rinpung Dzong or Paro Dzong

    Rinpung Dzong or ‘fortress on the heap of jewels’ was constructed by Gyelchok, the brother of Gyelzom and the son of Phajo Drugom Shigpo, the founder of the...

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  • 3. 02-Kyichu Lhakhang – The Hidden Gem in Paro

    Kyichu Lhakhang is set upon a small hill in the Paro valley. Composed of two temples, the first one was built by Songtsen Gampo, the Buddhist Tibetan king...

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  • 4. 01-The Archery Grounds

    In Paro, while on your way to Drukyel Dzong and onwards to the fabled Taktsang Lhakhang, you will come across the local Archery Grounds on your right hand side....

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  • 5. Takstang: The Tiger's Nest Monastery

    Probably the most famous site in Bhutan for outsiders, the Tiger's Nest Monastery, sits alongside a sheer cliff thousands of feet above the valley. This...

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  • 6. See some of "that" decorations

    I couldn’t find out which word is the most proper one to describe them. So, I am still using “male organ” or phallus to mention them. In Bhutan, houses are...

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  • 7. Drukgyel Dzong

    This place gave me everything I have as an image of mystic Far East. We visited the place on our last day in Bhutan and it was a rainy day. The mist was all...

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  • 8. Fly to Paro

    This is not a “things to do”, it is a must. You cannot pass all the mountains to reach Bhutan. I know that. But it is also an amazing experience.I don’t like...

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  • 9. National Museum

    This building (Ta Dzong) was the protection and the watchtower of the Rinpung Dzong. Built in 1651 by Tenzing Drugda. It’s been decided to turn into a museum in...

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  • 10. Rinpung Dzong aka Paro Dzong

    Its name means “The Castle of the Jewels”. It’s first built in 15th century as a small monastery. Then it changed into a big Dzong in 1646. Dzong means “castle...

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  • 11. Taktsang Monastery

    The name Taktsang means “ Tiger’s Nest ”. The monastery is perched on a rocky ledge with a sheer drop of nearly 800m, and overlooks the Paro valley and the...

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  • 12. Drugyal Dzong

    Known as a ruined fortress, this Dzong, with a delightful village nestling at its foot, was built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Although in ruins today,...

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  • 13. Rinchen Pong Dzong

    This massive fortress is located in the Paro valley and is approached by a gently sloping flagstone road and a beautiful wooden bridge roofed with shingles and...

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  • 14. Ta-Dzong

    Built in 17th century, this was actually the Watch Tower of the Paro Rinchen Pong Dzong. It was converted into the National Museum in 1968 and holds a...

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  • 15. Kyichu Lhakhang

    Lhakhang in local language (in Tibetan as well) means temple. It's one of the oldest and most sacred monasteries of the Kingdom - dated 7th century AD, built by...

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  • 16. Inside Drugyal Dzong

    Standing up there at the ruins, you'd have a overall view of the north, which was the passage way of the Tibetan invaders. And you'd know how critically...

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