Paro, Bhutan Travel Guide
Paro Travel Guide
Author: Douglas J. McLaughlin (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)
Places of Interest in Paro
Monastic complex where Guru Rinpoche spent two months.
- Drukgyel Dzong
Monastic fortress built to commemorate a victory against invading Tibetan forces.
- Jangsarbu Lhakhang
Temple housing a magnificent statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha.
- Kichu Lhakang
One of the 108 monasteries which legend says were miraculously built by King Songten Gampo in just one night.
- National Museum of Bhutan
Museum located within a historical watch tower displaying Bhutanese artifacts.
- Rinpung Dzong
One of the most important monastic fortresses in Bhutan.
- Taktsang Monastery
Monastery of the Tiger's Nest, one of the most impressive sights in Bhutan, the monastery is perched on a 1,200-meter cliff.