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Buddha Dordenma

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Address: Thimphu, Bhutan
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8th Wonder of the world.

This place is really a wonder. It was still in the construction phase when we visited. But it is a master piece. Very nice natural and scenic beauty around the place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
jignesh3999
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Surat, India

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Surat, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is really a wonder. It was still in the construction phase when we visited. But it is a master piece. Very nice natural and scenic beauty around the place.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must see and an experience of peace, excellent scenic location with beautiful structure still under construction. It's built on a Hill surrounded by mountains and greenery all around. The Monk who built it is young , highly qualified and very humble. It makes you feel on top of the world with world's tallest Buddha at 169 Ft height. Can sit... More 

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delhi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was accompanied by one of my RBA friends and i was awestruck when i first looked at this. Its a Mega structure and lush Golden. Best time to visit is early morning or Evening.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Grandiose. Spectacular views from the top. The monument is yet to be completed. The whole Thimpu city below looks fabulous.

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Impressive, grand, majestic statue. Location is perfect. Interior: amazed by the details of the ornaments. When we visited, the fences were not completely installed, so be mindful , esp. for children. Safety needs improvement. This site needs beautiful trees such as Jacaranda, Bodhi Trees, or Casia Fistula. Toilets need to be built closer too, to make it more convenient.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As of July 2016 the exterior of the Buddha is nearly complete; the interior is still short of the 100,000 miniature statues it will eventually hold. Nonetheless, it is an overwhelming sight to behold and should not be missed, especially as it is just a 15minute drive from Thimphu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buddha is huge and yet does not dwarf the countryside. Wonderful to wander around watching the people -- mostly local, not tourist.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, the sheer size of it. loads of photo opportunities. Although not yet finished, all the important bits are there and you can go inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a very big statue up high on the hill. Great view around. Worthwhile of time. Loved the decoration around. Since its very high place, the sun was very bright for my little one. So make sure you have an umbrella in case its a sunny day. Overall very good to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very huge and marvellously built statue of lord buddha. HATS off to the guys who built the sculpture at such a great height. This statue can be seen from anywhere in thimpu From here you get a beautiful scenic view of the valley. This has monsatery inside which is under construction..but has its own charm ...very beautiful engravigs done on... More 

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