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Rinpung Dzong, Paro

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Impressive inside and out, Rinpung Dzong houses the district's monastic body and administrative offices of the government. Founded in the 15th century, the large fortress-like structure belongs to the Tibetan Kagyu School's Drukpa lineage. As with other dzongs, it stands on a ridge near a river and contains many chapels and shrines. Explore the well-maintained compound and visit the Deyangkha Temple outside the main dzong, as well as the national museum housed in a seven-story watchtower. Following the Bhutanese lunar calendar, many public annual festivals and holy processions take place here. Remember to respect the dress code during your visit. See Rinpung Dzong and all Paro has to offer by arranging your trip with our Paro tour itinerary maker .
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  • I confess that our itinerary was extra focused on the visit of the Park festivals. I wanted to look at necessarily there when I'm in Bhutan. We had the good fortune to be on the first day of the Festival there. This tags only pensioners and children are there and thus the Festival still in the courtyard can take place. The other days it takes place outside of the monastery, because the courtyard is too small. On the last day of the Festival, the King family is traditionally
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  • This is another of Bhutan's centuries old monastery and fortress. This solid fortress is very picturesque and the thickness of the walls are incredible. Presently, it also houses some government offic...  more »
  • You will fall in love by the stories and cultures that Paro Dzong. Simply amazing, worth checking out ... as soon as I get out of the National Museum of Paro ... come by. Important needs to be with long-sleeve shirt and trousers to enter. Calls: clodoaldodfh
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  • Just 2 words to describe the place - Beautiful & Serene. Caution for tourists - Like many other places in Bhutan, the temple close by 6 pm. Try to reach there before that as we failed to reach in time and were unallowed to walk inside the main temple building, although tourists can view from outside and roam anywhere in the complex without any restrictions.
  • This is a holy place and sign of Bhutanese architecture. You will find peace and calm environment anytime any season. Best view at evening from distance. Don't miss to visit if you came at Paro.
  • This large Dzong is a fortress and monastery located on the riverbank of the beautiful Paro Chu (river). A beautiful wooden bridge connects the Dzong to city end. The massive towering walls surrounding the complex of courtyards, administrative offices and monks' accommodation. The building design reflects the traditional Bhutanese architecture.
  • This dzong is the best to look at from a distance in the evening! The lighting up there is just awesome!
  • Hi, If you are staying in Paro, then this is a must visit monument, The feeling of an extensive Bhutanese Architecture, and strength is very clearly reflected here.
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