7 Buddhist Temples in Paro that you should visit - With photos & details

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7 Buddhist Temples to explore in Paro

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

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.

Drugyel DzongDrugyel Dzong, Chuyul, Bhutan

Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro District, Bhutan. The dzong was probably built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Ngawang Namgyal, Zhabdrung Rinpoche, to commemorate victory over an invasion from Tibet. It is listed as a tentative site in Bhutan's Tentative List for UNESCO inclusion.

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 LhakhangParo, Bhutan

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.

Rinpung DzongkhagRinpung, Paro, Paro, Bhutan

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

Tachog LhakhangTachog Lhakhang, Bhutan

A temple in the foot of a tall mountain, with an iron bridge offering a unique adventure while visiting.

Tigers NestTaktsang trail, Bhutan

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.