in Paro Dzongkhag, Bhutan
- Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (Unesco heritage, 109 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 27.386 and 89.427 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 27° 23' 10" and E 89° 25' 38"
- 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: 05:30 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:50 am and 6:00 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Paro Populated2
Paro Populated2 in Paro Dzongkhag is a city located in Bhutan about 14 mi (or 23 km) south-west of Thimphu, the country's capital town.
Current time in Paro Populated2 is now 05:30 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Paro Populated2. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North. 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 109 mi (or 175 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Paro, Ha, Thimphu, Lungtenzampa and Tsimasham. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 55 °F
|Morning Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Evening Temperature||9°C / 48 °F|
|Night Temperature||7°C / 44 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||5%|
|Air Pressure||1011.1 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Saturday, 21st of September 2019
16°C (61 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 22nd of September 2019
10°C (50 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Monday, 23rd of September 2019
16°C (60 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
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 Take off
Cockpit video taken aboard a DrukAir Airbus 319 on a flight from Paro, Bhutan to Katmandu, Nepal.
Trip to Bhutan Day 1
Bangkok - Kolkata India - Paro Bhutan, airport, National Museum, Paro Fortress, With our Guides in Bhutan Mr.Tandin & Mr.Nado.
Near crash at Paro, the world's most dangerous airport
Paro is one of the most dangerous airports in the world. The pilot had to turn the plane hard to avoid crashing into the mountains. Very scary indeed.
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...
Landings at Paro, Buthan
Landing attempts in FS2004 with CaptainSim707 and iFly 736 at Paro, Buthan.
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...
Drukair A319 Approaching PARO airport RWY33, Bhutan VQPR
In cross wind condition. It's difficult for me !!
Landing in Paro (Bhutan) from Bangkok
Italian writer Mario Biondi shows a few minutes (the landing) of his flight Bangkok - Paro (Bhutan) on October 17.
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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.
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.
The Ha Chhu (also spelled Haa Chhu) is a river in west-central Bhutan, it is a tributary of the Raidak River (Wong Chhu).