in Paro Dzongkhag, Bhutan
- Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (Unesco heritage, 117 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 27.500 and 89.333 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 27° 30' 0" and E 89° 19' 59"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Ngultrum - BTN
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:31 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:03 am and 6:15 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Wikipedia
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Discover Drugyel Dzong
Drugyel Dzong in Paro Dzongkhag is a city in Bhutan about 19 mi (or 31 km) west of Thimphu, the country's capital city.
Local time in Drugyel Dzong is now 03:31 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Drugyel Dzong. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in India at a distance of 117 mi (or 189 km). Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Paro, Ha, Pagri, Thimphu and Lungtenzampa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Drukair take-off from Paro
Blogged: http://andreakw.blogspot.com/2009/11/bhutan-getting-to-paro.html Filmed from the look-out point to the west (I think?) of the airport. That is not me talking in the background but...
Paro - Bhutan's Gateway to the Outside World
Paro, with Bhutan's only airport, is the entry point for travel into Bhutan. Historically the center of two of the most important trade routes to Tibet, the new road to Phuntsholing on the...
Awesome cockpit view of DrukAir leaving Paro Airport, Bhutan
As I was sitting in my seat waiting for departure, the First Officer asked if I wanted to sit inside the cockpit as they maneuver the plane out of Paro Airport for Dacca, Bangladesh. My Sony...
Tiger's Nest Monastery (Paro Taktsang)
Tiger's Nest Monastery (Paro Taktsang) - http://www.littlebhutan.com Taktsang is one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan. It is situated on a vertical cliff at 3000m north...
FSX - Drukair A319 VOR Visual Approach Rwy 15 Paro Bhutan
Drukair A319-115 A5-RGF - Aproximação visual VOR e aterragem na pista 15 de Paro VQPR, Butão Provavelmente a aproximação mais difícil e perigosa para um jato de linha aérea do mundo,...
One of the World's Most Challenging Airports - Paro, Bhutan
Paro, the only International Airport in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, is one of the World's Most Challenging, because of it being located deep in a valley 7332 feet (2235 m) above mean...
رحلة لمملكة بوتان-بارو-رحال الخبرKingdom of Bhutan and Paro Airport
Kingdom of Bhutan and Paro Airport رحلة قمت بها لمملكة بوتان وزيارتها من خلال المطار الوحيد فيها وهو مطار بارو.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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.
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.
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.
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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