A wide verdant, Paro Valley is a town that is located in the west of Bhutan, which encapsulates a rich culture, scenic beauty and hundreds of myths & legends. The Paro Valley is a home to many of Bhutan’s oldest temples & monasteries, National Museum and country’s only airport. In this Himalayan Kingdom- Bhutan, Paro is known as one of the most fertile valley that produces bulk of locally grown famous red rice on its terraced fields.
Paro Valley is one of the famous tourist spots in Bhutan, which is famous for its Rinpung Dzong- a fortress monastery. This monastery was built at the beginning of the 10th century with stones instead of clay. Today the Rinpung Dzong monastery houses great collection of sacred masks and costumes dating back several centuries. Paro also offers a great trekking activity for tourists at its most famous Taktsang Monastery or “Tiger’s Nest”, which is precariously perched on the edge of a 1,200m cliff. This is one of the best tourist and impressive attractions in Paro Valley, which offers hiking opportunity to witness a traditional architecture (richly decorated buildings).
- Rinpung Dzong
- Drukgyel Dzong
- Taktsang Monastery or Tiger’s Nest
- Jangsarbu Lhakhang
- Ugyen Pelri Palace
- Dungtse Lhakhang
- Druk Choeding
- Farm House- Traditional Village House
- Kyichu Lhakhang
- Ta Dzong