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Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan



Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan

  • The Taktsang monastery is the most famous Bhutanese monastery located in the Paro valley, western Bhutan. Perched on a cliff 900 meters above the valley, the Taktsang monastery is a must see sight while traveling in Bhutan

  • The Taktsang monastery was Built in 17th century, it is also known as "Tiger's Nest" because Guru Rimpoche is said to have flown on the back of a tigress in the 8th century. He then meditated in a cave here for three months where the monastery was later built. The cave is said to be the origin of Bhuddism in Bhutan.
  • The monastery is located only 20 minutes north of Paro by driving or 2 hours hike from the base of the hill. Many pilgrims come from all other Bhutan to pay a visit to this amazing place.


Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan



Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan



Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan



Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan



Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan



Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan



Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan



Paro Taktsang | Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan