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Rinpung Dzong, Paro

4.6
#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Paro
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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  • One of the Best place, we have visited. Don't miss it in Paro. 2 rivers just get merged nearby. Beautiful location and must visit, like Tiger's Nest.  more »
  • This Dzong is good. You can go in only in officially open days. Not before and after office hours. The real beauty is in the evening when it lights up. It looks so romantic.  more »
  • Paro Rimpung Dzong is one of the historical site that one should not miss while in Paro valley. View from the Dzong is breath taking and it has strong historical back ground, the Dzong was built in...  more »
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  • The Rinpung Dzong currently serves as the Royal Court of Justice. It has a rich history and the architecture here is similar to other Dzong in Bhutan. The detailing in the woodwork and the painting on the walls is very intricate. It is a very scenic building both by day and at night.
  • A very peaceful place with many nice corners. A signature of Paro that you must visit. Come and figure it out.
  • This has huge value of Bhutan history on their religion as well as governance. There are many information. But it should be visualize You may need 3 hours to visit all In the nigh with lights, it's so beautiful from the city
  • Superb place next to river, good wooden bridge, nice guide service and good smiling monks.
  • Nice place, nice people and peaceful environment.
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