Paro


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Paro is a small town situated in Bhutan. It is the most beautiful sightseeing destination. Besides a sightseeing destination, it is a significant historic destination also. At Paro, you will find 155 temples and monasteries. About the Paro airport, it is the largest international airport in Bhutan. The international airport situated in Bhutan is one of the most visited tourist destinations over there. Being the most visited tourist destination, this airport is the most challenging airport to land on. Paro has a very beautiful landscape. In Paro, the houses are built traditionally. If you are one of them, who is tired of their hectic schedule, then you can choose Paro for that. The destination is excellent for sightseeing, plus for the historic place. If you are planning for Paro to travel, don’t worry. We can help you with making the plan properly.

When we plan for any travel, we should always pre-plan so that we can save lots of time after reaching the place. If you are not done with your pre-planning of the trip, then it will consume a lot of time in making plans on where to go and what to do. It is very time-consuming when you plan things after reaching the place. Paro is the district in Bhutan, plus it is a town located over there also. Even around Paro, there are many places for tourists to visit. So if you will not pre-plan, then obviously you have to waste your time after reaching the destination for where to go and what to over there. So instead of wasting time choosing the places to go, make sure you are already pre-planned with the entire trip.   

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Paro Airport -Bhutan

Paro Airport -Bhutan

 

Places  to visit in Paro  

 

Rinpung Dzong 

Rinpung Dzong -Paro Bhutan

Rinpung Dzong -Paro Bhutan

The Rinpung Dzong is built in 1644 by Zhabdrung Ngawang. It is constructed over the monastery’s foundation, which is made by Guru Rinpoche. The fort built over there was made for a few occasions. It is made to defend or protect the Paro valley against the attack the Tibet made on them. In the fort, you will find stairways go down at the quarter of the monks, who are living over there. Even, you can find around 200 monks over there. The Rinpung Dzong is also known as Paro Dzong. The name of the fort means the “Heap of the jewels.” It is said that the Rinpung Dzong offers a view to the entire Paro valley from the higher elevation. In all the architecture of Bhutan, Rinpung Dzong is the highest point. The Paro Dzong is worth visiting the destination of Bhutan.  

 

Ta Dzong 

Ta Dzong is the National Museum of Bhutan, which is situated in the town of Paro. It was established in 1968. The museum is a remarkable blend of the history of Bhutan. The Ta Dzong was built in 1649, but later on, it was renovated in 1968. In 2011, the museum was damaged due to the earthquake came over there. It is the nation’s premier museum, which is brilliant in reflecting the past. Seeing the museum is an excellent way to get in touch with history. After visiting the National Museum of Bhutan, you can walk down to the Dzong and can enjoy yourself with your companions. The place will offer you a good sightseeing view of the Paro valley from there. If you are planning to Paro, add the destination to visit for sure.  

 

Drukgyal Dzong 

Drukgyal Dzong is the Buddhist monastery and fortress. Now it is ruined, which is located in the upper zone of Paro. In 1649, the Dzong was built by Tenzin Drukdra. The fortress was made after winning against Tibet. In the 1950s, the Dzong got burnt and ruined up due to the fire occur over there. If you are looking for any historical place to take pictures, it is the best one to reach. There is one thing about the fortress, which is, the visitors cannot enter the ruins. Still, it is worth visiting because of the positive vibes you will gain over there.

 

Kichu Lhakang- Paro - Bhutan package tour from Ahmedabad

Kichu Lhakang- Paro – Bhutan

Kyichu Lhakhang 

Kyichu Lhakhang is the oldest Himalayan Buddhist temple. The temple is situated in Lango Gewog in the district, Paro. The Kyichu Lhakhang is also known as Kyerchu temple or Lho Kyerchu. The oldest Buddhist temple of Bhutan is the Jowo Temple of Kyichu, which is built by the Tibetan in the 7th century. The one who made the temple was Tibetan Emperor, named as Songtsen Gampo. It is said that there are two orange trees over there that bear the fruit throughout the year.

 

Druk Choeding

The Druk Choeding is also known as Tshongdoe Naktshang. It is a very precious historical site of Bhutan, which was built in 1525. Ngawang Chhogyel made the Druk Choeding. When you visit the place, look for the mural situated to the right of the inner entrance. 

 

Dungtse Lhakhang

 Dungtse Lhakhang’s full name is Jangtsa Dungtse Lhakhang, which is a Buddhist temple situated in western Bhutan. It is the famous choretan temple of Bhutan, which is a great tourist attraction also over there. It was built in the 15th century. The temple helps people to know about what Buddhism is. They get in-depth knowledge about it, which is suitable for their life also. It is a very refreshing place to enjoy.  

 

Ugyen Pelri Palace

Ugyen Pelri Palace was built in the 1900s by Paro Penlop Tshering Penjor. Now, it is the residence of the queen mother. The place is well known for the views an individual can see from above the Ugyen Pelri Palace. Ugyen Pelri Palace is the five choretans, which was built in the memory of the first king of Bhutan. 

I hope that now you understood Bhutan. But do you know, still there are many places which you can visit there? So search for that, and make sure when you leave for Paro, you should be pre-planned. It will not take the time after reaching the destination, and you can enjoy it as you want over there.  

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