Art and Cultural Attractions in Paro

Paro Art and Cultural Activities

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Paro is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Paro a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Paro.

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  • Taktsang Monastery

    #1 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Paro
    Taktsang Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail

    Address: Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, popularly known in Bhutan as Guru Rinpoche flew to this special monastery on the back of a tigress in the 8th century when it was abound with evil spirits. He sp...Read more

  • Paro Dzong

    #2 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Paro
    Paro Dzong

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Rinpung Dzong, Paro, Bhutan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The ParoDzong is commonly referred to as the RinpungDzong, and is a fortress-monastery commanding the view of theParo valley, as though pondering over its long, tumultuous history. Guru Padmasambhava ...Read more

  • National Museum Of Bhutan

    #3 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Paro
    National Museum Of Bhutan

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Watch Tower, Tower

    Address: Paro, Bhutan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located above RinpungDzong, National Museum of Bhutan was established in 1968 in the renovated building of the ancient Ta-dzong, a 17th-century watchtower.A cultural museum in Paro in western Bhutan, ...Read more

  • Drukgyel Dzong

    #4 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Paro
    Drukgyel Dzong

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: Paro, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Drukgyal Dzong, now in ruins,used to be a fortress and Buddhist monastery, and is considered one of the most significant archaeological sites in Bhutan. Located in the upper part of the Paro valley, t...Read more

  • Jangsarbu Lhakhang

    #5 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Paro
    Jangsarbu Lhakhang

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Statue

    Address: Behind ParoDzong,Paro, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This seemingly small and insignificant-looking temple is home to themajestic statue of Sakyamuni Buddha that was carried all the way from Lhasa, Tibet. The temple also houses the protector deity of Pa...Read more

  • Kichu Lakhang

    #6 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Paro
    Kichu Lakhang

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Paro, Bhutan

    Timings: 12:00 am - 01:00 pm Details

    There is an intriguing Bhutanese belief that the two orange trees in Kyichu Lhakhang’s courtyard bear fruit throughout the year. According to traditional mythology,the temple, along with JampeLh...Read more

  • Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

    #7 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Paro
    Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Paro, Bhutan


    Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang is a unique Buddhist temple in Paro, Bhutan. Built in the fifteenth century, the temple has become one of the significant places in town. The temple is located on the edge of ...Read more

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