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Address: Thimphu, Bhutan
Phone Number: 97517474224
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Must visit. Beautifully made, serene looking Lord Buddha. Good view of the town from here. Lovely photo spot too. This place gives a good feeling

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
vanithaboopal
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Hyderabad, India

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must visit. Beautifully made, serene looking Lord Buddha. Good view of the town from here. Lovely photo spot too. This place gives a good feeling

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm not a big fan of statues, but since one of my team mates wanted to get a taste of Bhutanese culture and visit the Buddha that was visible from the hotel, we visited. It was an average visit.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must visit for tourists visiting Thimphu. The Buddha statue is very large and imposing and needs to be seen in person to appreciate it fully. You may find many tourists here if you happen to be here during busy season. Overall it is very peaceful and looks amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Though the great Buddha can be seen from most of the places of Thimpu, you can't really understand its beauty until seeing it. It took us 15- 20 minutes to reach and I was blown away with it's beauty and the wind! Even though I felt like Marilyn Monroe, I felt pretty cold, so its a good idea to carry... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Also known as Kuensel Phodrang, a big status of lord Buddha is situated here on the top from where you can see the beauty of Bhutan. A spiritual place, where you can sit and feel the internal peace. It is view able from anywhere in Thimpu

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tallest Budha in the world located on the highest sight seeing point in Thimphu. Its a revered place of the Budhists and provides a panoramic view of Thimphu valley. A nice place to visit for couples, family and friends. Make sure to hire a taxi if the travel agent has not provided one. Public transport is not available to reach... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The largest Buddha statue is what you see outside. What you see inside and around this is more fascinating with some 100k + such statues there. So much of gold plating you cannot imagine. Must do place for sure!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This buddha statue can be sited from almost whole Thimphu city. This is recently constructed and some construction work is still going on. You can get very nice view of the Thimphu city form this place and from the route to this place. The place is not too far from city though.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paid for by the people of Japan and Thailand this project is due to complete by the end of 2017. Most of the work has been done and you can wander around and inside the structure. The workmanship is impressive and looks like something you would find in Thailand or Japan. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Largest sitting Buddha (169ft tall) in the world can be seen from many places in Thimphu city. It is a 20min drive from the city centre. It is worth the time because of the sheer size of the structure, the panoramic view of Thimphu and what lies beneath the Buddha. The nearly 20mtr tall building houses 1 lakh 8" Buddha... More 

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