Paro Taktsang, Bhutan

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 27.491903, 89.363342.

Paro Taktsang, or Tiger's Nest, is a historical building and an ancient monastery located high in the Himalayas, in the valley of Paro in western Bhutan. The first monastery was built there at the end of the 17th century and was dedicated to a Buddhist monk who was reported to meditate over 3 years. The monastery was built near one more attraction, known as Tiger Caves where other monks practiced their meditation as well. The monastery is situated about 6 miles away of Paro town, and it is nested on a rock about 10 thousand feet high over the sea level. It is one of the most known landmarks of the country and the place where a number of festivals and cultural events take place on the annual basis.

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Paro Taktsang, Bhutan Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Paro Taktsang, Bhutan is 27.491903, and the longitude is 89.363342. Paro Taktsang, Bhutan is located at Bhutan country in the Monasteries place category with the gps coordinates of 27° 29' 30.8508'' N and 89° 21' 48.0312'' E.

Paro Taktsang, Bhutan Geographic Information
CountryBhutan
Latitude27.491903
Longitude89.363342
DMS Lat27° 29' 30.8508'' N
DMS Long89° 21' 48.0312'' E
UTM Easting733,488.81
UTM Northing3,043,143.70
CategoryMonasteries
Country CodeBT
Zoom Level16

Coordinates of Paro Taktsang, Bhutan is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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