Paro Dzong of Bhutan

Paro, pastoral beauty holds the only international Airport. This picturesque region is one of the widest valleys in the kingdom and is covered in fertile rice fields and has a beautiful, crystalline river meandering down the valley. The region houses over 155 temples and monasteries in this area,some dating as far back as 14th century including world top 10 wonderer Taktsang monastery which clings to a sheer rock cliff, the Tiger’s Nest.

This awe-inspiring temple was constructed upon a sheer cliff face, hundreds of meters above forests of oak and rhododendrons and the valley floor. The National Museum featuring years of enthralling collection of art, relics, religious thangkha paintings and Bhutan’s exquisite postage stamps for years .

Other nearby the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong (fortress of the victorious Drukpas) with its magnificent views of Mount Jumolhari and the 7th century Kyichu Temple.

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