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Address: Thimphu, Bhutan

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Overlooking the people of Bhutan

The Buddha Dordenma an enormous statue still under construction which is constructed with plenty of bronze and gold. It glisten overlooking the capital city of Thimpu. It can be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The Buddha Dordenma an enormous statue still under construction which is constructed with plenty of bronze and gold. It glisten overlooking the capital city of Thimpu. It can be viewed from miles around. The anticipated cost exceeds US $40 million. It is expected to be one of the largest Buddhas in the world. This should not be missed and viewing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The place has a huge statue of Lord Buddha, presently the place is under construction. It has a huge plane area around the statue where you can relax and feel the snow cap mountains. It gives a bird eye view of whole Thimphu town.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Buddha Dordenma is a huge 60 feet statue of the Buddha built on this hillock from where you can see the entire Thimphu valley. This point is a little higher in altitude than Thimphu and they have a parking and washroom facility here for visitors. The place is a must visit if you ever come to Thimphu. Dont miss... More 

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Kent UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Its still a work in progress so not a huge amount to see yet, other than the views of the thimphu valley

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The site is almost completed with only few minute installation left. The Statue stands about 160 ft and is supposed to be one of the largest in the world. There is no entrance fee as of and you can see minutes construction and installation work happening around which does not pose much of a concern nor any disturbance. The view... More 

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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Located high above the city, the views in all directions are wonderful. The enormity of the Buddha statue - I believe it is 53 meters tall - emphasizes the great adoration the Bhutanese have for Buddha. The site is quite impressive when it comes into view upon return from the eastern part of the country.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Good to a view of thimphu and other valleys from the this point. Its still under construction but the view is worth a watch.

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Thimphu District, Bhutan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The most captivating thing about this site is of course the stupendous Buddha statue but this comes along with a wonderful bird's eye view of Thimphu city.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Nearly finished, this staggering monument is visible from miles and is an amazing sight. I would love to have gone inside but that will have to wait for another trip

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Funk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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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