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Buddha Dordenma

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This monument is almost complete, but not complete yet. Hence, you can visit this place for free. The views from the top are amazing, you will be surrounded by mountains all around. The temple at the base of the Buddha is closed because they are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Whether you first see it from the road or the Dzong or only see this enormous buddha once you drive up to it you can not help but wonder at the building feat and the money spent to create this amazing statue and space. Will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank KTS_trip
Reviewed 6 days ago

The golden painted statue is almost 54 met high and the other statues are worth seeing. You can view Thimphu valley from top.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DeepakBhalerao
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It take approx. 15 minutes drive from Thimphu. on the way you can see good view of thimphu valley. Actually it is a big and tallest Buddhist statu and inside they have beautiful space is looks like monamstey !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thapakajisurya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were thankful to our guide for rescheduling our visit to the morning. The crisp morning air and bright sunshine adds to a wonderful feel of peace and tranquility. With not many visitors at that time, we had a slow walk through the interior absorbing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit not only as a tourist but it has a lot of peace and calmness in the air around. Inside the sanctum below the Buddha are the 3 buddhas past present n life and offer the holy water.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GuptaBharat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is grand statue of Lord Buddha. It is said that emptiness brings negativity. Therefore 2500 small statues of Lord Buddha are placed inside the big one . A lot of painting work is done and is in progress. This is still under completion. This...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SatyendraJain
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buddha is extremely beautiful and I highly recommend going at night. It is well lit and you also get a great view of Thimphu as well. Enjoy!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank khoeebecke
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we say the free attractions are the Best - much above a value that can be assigned. True in this case too. A real treasure to view, to feel and to assimilate (the details of this attraction). We were there in the evening during...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sam E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a beautiful hike that can be done from Debsi Phakha to Buddha Derdenma. One can drive or have dropped off at Debsi at the place where someone developed a archery range recently. You can park your car there if you think you wi...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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975sheelag
January 11, 2018|
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Response from GuruGhummakad | Reviewed this property |
If you can afford 40-50 thousand per hour, it is fine but I did not see much sense in it as road travel is awesome, one finds lot of scenic beauty at eye level. Pls note that helicopter charges are in the range of US Dollar... More
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manuk491
January 8, 2018|
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Response from cagatravel | Reviewed this property |
Hi manu k. All of these places in the Thimpu region are excellent choices to see and I would strongly suggest to visit Simply Bhutan and the Post office. I can not tell you the entry fees to any of the great places to visit... More
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richiburman
September 14, 2017|
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Response from Triflyer | Reviewed this property |
cant recall but I think it should be open. If there is a festival, all the more reason why it should be. Better to check if important. I personally think it is not an issue even if closed as the journey, the atmosphere... More
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