Paro Dzong (Rinpung Dzong) – Bhutan Travel Guide

Paro Dzong, Rinpung Dzong
Paro Dzong (Rinpung Dzong)


Paro Dzong, also known as Rinpung Dzong, is a Buddhist Monastery and Fortress. It is a high point of Bhutanese architecture. It also consists of many Administrative Offices. It was established in the 15th Century.


Foreign visitors should wear long sleeves and long trousers and remove their hats when entering.

Entry Fees

Citizens from SAARC countries are charged an entry fee but foreign tourists are not, since they pay a daily minimum tariff that includes most entry fees.

How to Reach

It takes 8 min (3.5 km) to reach the Paro Dzong from Paro, as can be seen on Google Maps.

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