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Buddha Dordenma

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Address: Thimphu, Bhutan

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this is one of the largest Buddhas in the world and definitely worth the drive to see. from here you can see the Thimphu valley and there is a large diamond set between Buddha's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Funk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

this is one of the largest Buddhas in the world and definitely worth the drive to see. from here you can see the Thimphu valley and there is a large diamond set between Buddha's eyebrows

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Go in in morning. The buddha is huge and the light is best for photography. You can see from there all over the Thimphu valley. There are still working on constructing the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It's big and beautifull, but not the WOW-effect I was hoping for. Still you can see there needs to be a lot of work around the area.

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Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The giant 176 ft bronze sitting Buddha that overlooks the city of Thimphu cannot be missed if you are visiting this city. The curvy roads lead you up to Buddha point and once you reach you will simply be stupefied by the sheer size of the statue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is possibly the largest sitting Buddha in the world. It is still kind of work in progress. The statue is in place but other constructions are going on. It is a massive statue overlooking the Thimphu valley and a must visit.It is about 5km from Thimphu City centre, on the top of a mountain.A large tract of mountain has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A Big Buddha, not yet fully completed inside but on the outdoor space is a good place to view the whole Thimphu, from here with good view, not so difficult drive up to the top. The Buddha has build by multi national supporter from around the globe.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I really enjoyed this Buddha, and it's strategic placement on the mountainside, where it can be enjoyed from almost any part of Thimphu. However, it is self declared the largest in the world (or at least I had heard this several times), and I am certain it is not. I have seen comparable in Japan, and know of some at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Serenity experienced with the buddha atop a mountain and the valley and clear blue skies in the backdrop. Its still under construction. Also, at this stage, not many tourists (in fact, less than a handful) compared to sites where you get bus loads of tourist and queue lines. Maybe its because its winter

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

A must visit place when you are in Thimphu. Gives you a full view of the Thimphu city and its valley around. Quite place to spend a lovely evening. It becomes quite windy in the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

A very popular site for locals and tourists to pay Homage to majestic and huge Buddha statue overlooking Thimpu valley on the hilltop, within convenience of Thimpu city. Sunrise and sunset has its charm to be captured on camera.

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