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Buddha Dordenma

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Address: Thimphu, Bhutan

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A statue that's visible from every nook in Thmphu

Bhutan has sprawling Buddha statues and this one is so big that it is visible even from far. This is right in the middle of the capital, Thimphu and the trek up to this isn't a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It is still a site under construction, planned to open sometime by end of 2015. Once opened it is believed to be the eighth wonder as it is the tallest Buddha statue and the inner room under the statue will host around one lakh twenty five thousand small Buddha statues offered by devotees. The wind was heavy. View from this... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Viewable from many places around town, this colossal Buddha establishes a strong impression of the cit as a whole. Seen up close, it will take your breath away (if you are in fact interested in such things).

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Bhutan has sprawling Buddha statues and this one is so big that it is visible even from far. This is right in the middle of the capital, Thimphu and the trek up to this isn't a hard one. Definitely a tourist attraction.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is widely know as Buddha Point to tourist. The car stops just 2/3 mins walking distance from the statue. Well I went their at night and found the city view is mesmerizing. It was like a gold city in between the hills. Just to mention, when I was visiting the place was under construction and could not go... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very calm and peaceful place. The place is still under construction and the temple is not open for visitors. The Buddha statue is too huge and can be seen from quite a long distance. Lovely view

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New Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent visit in Thimpu...170 M tall Budhdha overlooking city of Thimpu and nature around looks beautiful...a must visit place when in Thimpu..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The monument is the tallest Buddha structure and still WIP after 9 years. The points presents beautiful view of Thimpu and the structure overlooks the city and can be seen from various points.

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pattukkoottai,tamilnadu state
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Measuring 51.5 meters (169 feet ) tall ,the largest statue of shakayamuni Buddha , Buddha Dordenma seated on a vajra throne, built on a hill overlooking the city of Thimpu , is a mustvisit point .The majesty and tranquil pose of the Buddha cast in bronze and gilded in gold , is captivating . Within the gigantic statue, there is... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

2nd point of visit today was the Buddha Point. A majestic statue of Lord Buddha made of copper gilded with gold , 169 ft,a beautiful site worth the visit. The presence of this statue of Buddha is probably the reason why the country of Bhutan is so peaceful- Buddha the symbol of peace and serenity" IRA KANJILAL Sent from my... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a spot covered as a part of the sight seeing places of Thimphu. Magnificent Buddha statue and the highlight of Thimphu city.

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Address: Address: Thimphu, Bhutan
Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu

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