Paro is one of the most historic towns in Bhutan and lies on the Paro Valley. It is home to Bhutan’s only international airport, Paro Airport. Paro is one of the 3 cities that form the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Bhutanese Buddhism and popular tourist destinations, along with the cities of Jakar and Punakha. Paro is of great historical and cultural significance and has many sacred sites and historical buildings, such as Tiger’s Nest, The National Museum of Bhutan and Rinpung Dzong, to name a few.
The Paro Valley is said to be one of the most beautiful sights in Bhutan and is a must-do on your trip. It is a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city life and helps you wind down and be one with nature. The valley is an expanse of lush greenery and vibrant colors. Just the place for those looking for a quiet and peaceful time.
The main street of Paro is constructed of traditional wooden structures, which is very interesting to see. The bazaar on the other hand is referred to as a ‘concrete jungle’, in stark contrast to the natural beauty of Paro. The most widely spoken language in Paro is the national language, Dzongkha