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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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  • This is also called the Paro Dzong. It is another Buddhist monastery which is a must visit if in Paro. It is very beautiful and if you have a local guide to explain all the depictions and the idols an...  more »
  • The entry fee is too high. I had visited the Punakha Dzong which is more famous and probably bigger than this. But you can go around this one and get some nice pictures. It looks good from the outside...  more »
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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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