Paro, Bhutan, Nov 2014 - suchitnanda

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Paro, Bhutan.

Paro city is the seat of Paro District in the Paro Valley of Bhutan which is the gateway to Bhutan as it is home to Paro Airport, Bhutan's only international airport. Paro is also famous for the Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) a fortress-monastery overlooking the Paro valley which was first built on by Padma Sambhava at the beginning of the tenth century.

Rinpung Dzong is a large dzong - Buddhist monastery and fortress - of the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school in Paro District in Bhutan. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag.

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