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Paro

Paro district is situated in the north-western part of the country. It is located at an altitude of 2, 250 m above the sea level. It covers a total area of 1, 293 Sq. kms and has a population of almost 3, 5260. The temperature ranges from 26 to 14 degree Celsius in summer and 14 to minus 5 during winter. The district has national highway links to both Phuntsholing and Thimphu. Within the district, there exists a road network comprising of 122 kilometers highway and 130.55 kilometers of farm road.


  • Taktsang
    Paro Taktshang

    Also known as ‘the Tiger’s Nest’, Taktshang is Bhutan’s most iconic landmark and religious s...

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  • Tachok Lhakhang
    Tachok

    It is located near the Paro-Thimphu highway and was built by the renowned iron bridge builder Duptho...

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  • Ragoedrak Lhakhang

    It is located atop a cliff that resembles the hat of a great lam with a lotus at the bottom. It was ...

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  • Kila Goemba
    Kila Goenpa

    It is located below Chelela on the road to Haa. It is twenty-seven kilometres from Bondey, Paro to t...

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  • Ta Dzong (National Museum)
    Paro Ta Dzong

    At one time a watch tower built to defend the Rinpung Dzong during inter-valley wars of the 17th cen...

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  • Kyichu Lhakhang
    Kichu lhakhang1

    It is one of the 108 temples built by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in one day across the Himalaya...

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  • Drukgyal Dzong
    Drugyal Dzong1

    It was built to commemorate the victory of the Bhutanese over the allied Tibet-Mongol forces. Hence ...

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  • Dungtse Lhakhang

    The temple is in the shape of a chorten and is located in Jangsa village. This unique temple was bui...

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  • Kunzang Chholing Lhakhang

    It is located at Dongkorla under Shaba Geog. It is a three-hour steady uphill climb from Shaba to th...

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  • Rinpung Dzong
    Paro Rinpung Dzong

    It literally translates into “the fortress of the heap of jewels”. The construction of the Dzong...

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