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Entering the Tiger's Nest

Visiting Bhutan's Taktsang Monastry is a steep task, but well worth it

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From below, the ascent to the Taktsang Monastry, seemingly perched in a precarious spot on the face of a cliff, is daunting. 

The Taktsang, or Tiger’s Nest, temple complex is built on a cliff face overlooking Paro Valley.

Standing 3,120m above sea level and almost 1km above the Paro Valley floor it overlooks, the temple also known as the "Tiger's Nest" is one of Bhutan's most stunning landmarks.

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