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Paro Dzong
20-APR-2010 M. Raeder - Photography

Paro Dzong


Originally built in 1646, the Paro Dzong is the administrative seat for the district of Paro. But it also houses a monastery with about 200 monks.
The word Dzong means Fortress and Dzongs can be found all over Bhutan at strategic places in each of the Bhutanese districts.


Nikon D700
1/320s f/8.0 at 78.0mm iso320 full exif

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