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Address: Thimphu, Bhutan

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A good view from the top

The views of Thimpu city from the top are nice. However there is a lot of construction work going on, so the place was a bit of a mess

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

51 meters Tall Sitting Buddha Stature on top of a mountain is so pleasing to the eyes. The sympathetic eyes of Buddha give you a real peace of mind

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The size of the statue, beautifully crafted, was a sight one can not forget. The location again gave us a great view of the surrounding mountains, though once again, there was light rain. Work was in progress at the foundation level.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The views of Thimpu city from the top are nice. However there is a lot of construction work going on, so the place was a bit of a mess

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Amazing place with view overlooking the capital city. A nice ride of 15mins from the main streets of Thimpu. When we were visiting it was still under construction but you can really see the beauty of it being constructed.... A must visit place...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A short drive up the hill from the centre of Thimpu takes you to the Buddha Dordenma. It is believed that the Government of Thailand funded the construction of this Buddha - one of the biggest in the world. The view of Thimpu is spectacular from here. At the time we went, the site was still under completion and access... More 

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Madurai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The Buddha statue is 169 feet tall here. Magnificent. It is said that this is an endeavor to make it one of the new seven wonders of the world. A laudable attempt. Don't forget the view from here. You can see the entire city of Thimphu from here. Good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Now a days you rarely see countries taking up big undertakings. Most of the monuments around the world were built earlier by kings. This is one place that is currently under construction and modern. The hill top is a pleasant place to be. Like the most places in Bhutan, not very crowded and enjoyable. Approximately half an hours drive from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This 52 m tall statue of Budda, placed on a 3-storey pedestal, dominates Thimpu and is visible from everywhere. It's really impressive to see its huge proportions, and the place offers some nice views of the city and valley.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The Kunsel Phodrang (Buddha Point) is a must see place in Bhutan. An imposing 167 feet bronze statue of Buddha is an amazing sight. The statue is located on top of a hill overlooking the city of Thimphu. We were informed that the statue will house over one hundred thousand smaller Buddha statues, each of which, like the Buddha Dordenma... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

200 Ft tall and on the Top of the mountain "BUDDHA' is must visit of Bhutan. You are in any part of Thimpu you can see Buddha from there. even when you are leaving Thimpu on rout to Paro/Punakha you can see Buddha for quit some time. As he is taking care of you on the way to your next... More 

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

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