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Rinpung Dzongkhag

Rinpung, Paro, Paro, Bhutan

Buddhist Temples

About Rinpung Dzongkhag

A large Buddhist monastery and fortress. It houses the district's Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro.

Attractions near Rinpung Dzongkhag

National Museum of Bhutan0.4km from Rinpung Dzongkhag

The National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Majesty, the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third hereditary Monarch of Bhutan.

The Royal Botanical Park0.71km from Rinpung Dzongkhag

One of the beautiful places in Bhutan which was flourished with wide varieties of trees and plants which has a rich collection fo flowers and fruits. it is situated in a calm and quiet area and one can enjoy this calm environment very much.

Chhoeten Lhakhang, Paro, Bhutan0.79km from Rinpung Dzongkhag

The white tower of Chhoeten Lhakhang, situated southeast of Paro's town square, tells a story. A perfect example of beautiful Buddhist artwork, Chhoeten Lhakhang displays a statue of Jowo Sakyamuni in the middle of the chapel. The sculptures of Guru Rinpoche and Chenrezig in the chapel add glory to the Lhakhang.

Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang1.36km from Rinpung Dzongkhag

Jangtsa Dumgtseg Lhakhang is a Buddhist temple in western Bhutan. The temple is notable as it is in the form of a chorten, very rare in Bhutan. It is located on the edge of a hill between the Paro valley and the Dopchari valley, across the bridge from Paro. The Buddhist iconography depicted in the Chorten is considered a unique repository of the Drukpa Kagyu school

Kyichu Lhakhang4.98km from Rinpung Dzongkhag

Kyichu Lhakhang is an important Himalayan Buddhist temple situated in Lango Gewog of Paro District in Bhutan. It is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century.

Tigers Nest9.35km from Rinpung Dzongkhag

One of the most prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site. The temple complex is located in the cliffside of a huge mountain, accessible only by hiking.

Where is Rinpung Dzongkhag

Discover more attractions in Paro, where Rinpung Dzongkhag is located

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The district that contains the only internation airport in Bhutan- Paro international airport.

What visitors say about Rinpung Dzongkhag

Rinpung Dzong towers over Paro city. The white fortress with its eloquent red decorations makes the near by building tiny. Inside the fortress itself, there are temples and government offices and court. A lot of monks too. The large courtyard inside, along with the temple in the middle is an architectural beauty. We were not able to get into this temple as it opens only in specific times.

And while you are here, make sure that you have the Bhutan travel pass and necessary documents, otherwise entry will not be given. We left our documents so the entry was denied.