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#7 of 8 Places To Visit in Paro
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Paro 11001, Bhutan

how to reach drukgyel dzong

Drukgyel Dzong is situated very close to Tiger's Monastery, approximately 5 km. The drive to drugyal dzong is quite amazing, the roads are in good condition, you can walk to this place or take a cab to this place ,its like 11 kms far from downtown Paro. On your way to drugyal you can see tiger monastery on your right! You can also trek your way up to reach here.

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about drukgyel dzong

Drukgyal Dzong is a stone fortress located in the upper parts of Paro district in Bhutan. Now in a dilapidated form, it was constructed by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Namgyal to commemorate their victory over an invasion of Tibet. After being destroyed by fire, the government of Bhutan has announced the complete restoration of these ruins to mark the birthday of King of Bhutan's son.  The views surrounding the fort are stunning and one will be immersed in The route to the dzong is alluring and you can get the glimpse of Tiger Monastery as well. 

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