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Paro

city

56km

27.433389.4167

Thimphu

capital of Bhutan

66km

27.46666789.641667

Kalimpong

Kalimpong is in Kalimpong district in the northern part of West Bengal, India.

104km

27.0688.47

Siliguri

Siliguri is a city in Darjeeling district in the northern part of West Bengal, India.

108km

26.7288.42

Rangpur (Bangladesh)

Important city in the north-west, with agriculture and trade.

111km

25.75589.241

Sikkim

Sikkim, Nepali: सिक्किम Sikkimese: སུ་ཁྱིམ་, is a state in East India in the Himalayan foot hills also bordering China (Tibet), Nepal and Bhutan. The name has been coined from the words su him, which mean "beautiful home", reflecting the beauty of its snow-covered mountains and lush green valleys.

112km

27.31788.46

Kurseong

Kurseong is a town in Darjeeling district in the northern part of West Bengal, India.

123km

26.8888.28

Mirik

Mirik is a hill station in Darjeeling district in the northern part of West Bengal, India.

133km

26.88788.187
Sights

Paro Taktsang

Precariously perched on the edge of a 1,200 meter cliff, this monastery creates an impressive sight, and is the unofficial symbol of Bhutan. It is about a 2-to-3-hour, totally uphill hike from the parking lot to the monastery, though there is a cafe on ridge across from the Taktsang (about 90 minutes into the walk) that provides a welcome opportunity to take a rest and purchase refreshments and snacks. Taktsang was established as a sacred place for meditation by Guru Rinpoche who visited the site on his second visit to Bhutan in 747 CE, though the first monastery was not constructed until 1694. In 1998, a tragic fire destroyed most of the original buildings, but these have since been painstakingly restored to their former glory. An entry fee of Nu500 is levied on regional tourists (those who do not pay the US$ 250 day tariff). The ticket office is in the parking lot at the foot of the mountain - entry will be denied if a ticket from this office is not produced at the monastery gate. Entry is free for tourists who pay the daily tariff.

62km

27.4919111189.36348889

Drukgyal Dzong

This dzong (fortress) was built in the 16th century to commemorate a victory over the invading Tibetan forces. The fortress today lies in ruins, the elements and a fire in the 1950s having taken a toll on the site. Drukyel dzong is about 15 km from Paro.

64km

27.5030555689.3225

Trongsa Dzong

139km

27.4994444490.50472222

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Phuentsholing

Bhutan
Phuentsholing, the second largest town in Bhutan, is on the Indian border, next to the town of Jaigaon.

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