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Discover Drugyel Dzong in Bhutan

Drugyel Dzong in the region of Paro is a place located in Bhutan - some 19 mi or ( 31 km ) West of Thimphu , the country's capital .

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Local time in Drugyel Dzong is now 11:34 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Thimphu " with a UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Trongsa, Thimphu, Daga, and Shingkarap. When in this area, you might want to check out Dhaka . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Drugyel Dzong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Hiking up to Tigers Nest in Bhutan

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Hike to Tigers Nest (Taktsang monastery) in Bhutan ..

Bhutan Landscape & Geography Bassalleckj's photos around Paro, Bhutan (bhutan landscape photos)

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Gangtey Palace Hotel Paro Traveler Photos - TripAdvisor TripWow

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The Kingdom of Bhutan - leaving China Koehlers's photos around Paro, Bhutan (travel pics)

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Interesting facts about this location

Paro District

Paro District is the name of a district, valley, river and town (population 20,000) in Bhutan. It is one of the most historic valleys in Bhutan. Both trade goods and invading Tibetans came over the pass at the head of the valley, giving Paro the closest cultural connection with Tibet of any Bhutanese district. The dominant language in Paro is Dzongkha, the national language.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.50 89.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Districts of Bhutan, Paro District

Kyichu Lhakhang

Kyichu Lhakhang, (also known as Kyerchu Temple or Lho Kyerchu) is an important Himalayan Buddhist temple situated in Lamgong Gewog of Paro District in Bhutan.

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Located at 27.44 89.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan

Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Jangtsa Dumgtseg Lhakhang [zlum brtshegs lha khang] 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.

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Located at 27.43 89.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: 1421 in Bhutan, 1430s architecture, 1433 in Bhutan, 1841 in Bhutan, Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries

National Museum of Bhutan

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 necessary infrastructure was created to house some of the finest specimens of Bhutanese art, including masterpieces of bronze statues and paintings.

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Located at 27.43 89.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 1968 in Bhutan, Museums established in 1968, Museums in Bhutan, National museums

Paro Chhu

The Paro Chhu is a river of western Bhutan. It is a tributary of the Wong Chhu, which is known as the Raidak in its lower reaches.

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Located at 27.32 89.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Rivers of Bhutan