The beautiful Paro Valley is the entry point for visitors who arrive at Paro Airport by Bhutana��s national carrier, Druk Air. Paro is situated at an attitude of 2,280 metres above sea-level.
The most important and spectacular Tsechu in Bhutan is Paro Tsechu, which is usually held at the beginning of each spring. This festival draws a lot of tourists to visit Paro during this period mainly due to the 800 years old Throngdel of Guru Padmasambhava, which is only reveal once in a year before dawn.
The most famous landmark and sacred site in Paro Valley is Taktsang Monastery, (also known as Tigera��s Nest). According to legends, it is believed that Guru Padmasambhava landed at this site on the back of a tigress where he mediated for 3 months in the 8th century. Taktsang Monastery was first built on this precipitous cliff at 3,120 metres above Paro Valley in 1692. Hiking up to the Monastery will take a lot of efforts, energy and courage. One will not only enjoy the beautiful scenery of Paro Valley, but will also have a chance to pray for blessings from Guru Padmasambhava.
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