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Buddha Dordenma

Kuensel Phodrang | Viewing Point, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 17 47 42 24
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Beautiful

If you love Buddha then it’s a must visit site. The statue is one of the tallest in the world and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jitendra J
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Good place

It's 169 feet high Buddha status made of bronze. Very nice and peaceful place at the top of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ca_anilgoel
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Kuensel Phodrang | Viewing Point, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you love Buddha then it’s a must visit site. The statue is one of the tallest in the world and very beautiful. It’s has small museum below the statue. Explore the embroidery work in one of the frame which looks like a painting, it’s...More

Thank Jitendra J
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's 169 feet high Buddha status made of bronze. Very nice and peaceful place at the top of the hill. Must visit.

Thank ca_anilgoel
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Reviewed yesterday

a must see. considered as the biggest Buddha statue. tall and beautiful. the whole area looks serene. the temple below is nice. very good work.

Thank sudeep912
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful location and peaceful area Thimpu side seen . Few side seen Thimpu. It was raining when we visited we should carry umbrellas bcz here rain any time

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had visited this place in the first week of this month. It is wonderful place to visit. The Buddha statue is placed in very high altitude. But nothing to worry - there is motor way. The surrounding compound is very attractive and well decorated....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Indeed this place was blessed by holy master while he was on dharma tour. Now this place is the holy seat of Buddha Dordenma as the tallest and largest in the world being being built by Singaporean Chinese billioner throgh the Lam Tshering Wangdi's as...More

Thank Mindu W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Buddha statue is amazing. It seems to overlook the Thimphu city. You can see the statue from varied places in thimphu, but when you actually visit the site, the sheer size and magnitude of it awes you. The scenic beauty that one sees /...More

Thank DeepaPrabhu
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The sheer size is impressive. Once inside you will feel the calm. Construction on site. The view of the Buddha as you drive up is beautiful. It can be a nice short hike up or walk down the steps.

Thank Sumi R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dont leave Thimbu without visit this monument. Buddha is beautifull and so is the surrounding. And inside is also worth to spend some time.When you are finish ,walk a little down(not by the starrs) but the Road and you will find a path,which in 10...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a must place to visit in Thimbu, lovely weather. It seems the Buddha statue touching the sky, enjoyed lot

Thank Prabhayamuna
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Sheela G
11 January 2018|
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Response from RAJENDRA884 | Reviewed this property |
If you can afford 40-50 thousand per hour, it is fine but I did not see much sense in it as road travel is awesome, one finds lot of scenic beauty at eye level. Pls note that helicopter charges are in the range of US Dollar... More
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manu k
8 January 2018|
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Response from cagatravel | Reviewed this property |
Hi manu k. All of these places in the Thimpu region are excellent choices to see and I would strongly suggest to visit Simply Bhutan and the Post office. I can not tell you the entry fees to any of the great places to visit... More
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richiburman
14 September 2017|
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Response from Triflyer | Reviewed this property |
cant recall but I think it should be open. If there is a festival, all the more reason why it should be. Better to check if important. I personally think it is not an issue even if closed as the journey, the atmosphere... More
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