Despite being old, the structure looks brand new and is supported by a double wall and a bridge. On the walls of the Dzong are murals of Zaa, the Buddhist guardian.
This 2,950m-high monastery is considered one of the holiest in the Himalayas. The monastery is 12km from Paro and a 2-hour trek.
Dorji Gyeltshen's microbrewery serves apple cider, pale and dark ales, red rice lager, pilsners, milk stout wheat beer, and craft beer.
This fort has protected Paro valley against Tibet invaders. It now has wooden carvings, paintings, and statues from that era.
Landing at this Himalayan airport offers spectacular views. Once there, visit the Paro Airport Bird's Eye Viewpoint, one of the best Paro sightseeing spots, and enjoy the views.
Here you may view the stonework of ancient Dzongs. Ascending the ruins rewards you with a stunning perspective of the valley.
Dasho Nishioka Chorten was built to honour a Japanese man who introduced modern agriculture to Bhutan.
The Paro Chu is the most important river in Paro. It flows from Mount Jomolhari, through beautiful meadows and gorges, and into the town.
It's visible from the main road near the Bondey bridge due of its distinctive structure. This shrine on the eastern side of the Paro Chhu is notable for its circular chapel.
Five Chortens is one of the most interesting places to see in Paro. It was built in honour of Bhutan's first king, Ugyen Wangchuck.
Chele La Pass, at 13,000 feet, is Bhutan's highest motorable road pass. The pass is famous for its views of Mt. Jhomolari and the Himalayas.
Tachog Lhakhang is one of Paro's most popular attractions. After meditating and envisioning a spiritual horse, Thangtong Gyalpo built the old bridge.
This Buddhist temple was built in the 15th century to get rid of a bad spirit, so its architecture is a perfect reflection of the religion.