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Buddha Dordenma

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

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A must-see place

En-route from Paro to Thimphu, this newly built giant statue of Golden Buddha sitting on top of the hill is pleasant to visit and the Buddha himself is a peace-giving figure... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

En-route from Paro to Thimphu, this newly built giant statue of Golden Buddha sitting on top of the hill is pleasant to visit and the Buddha himself is a peace-giving figure surrounded by apsaras offering garlands. Though not fully completed, the temple has wonderful murals and statues inside.

Thank RajanJamuna
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the biggest things here. It's everything that I expected it would be. Beautiful from the outside and beautiful from a distance. You can see it sitting on the cliff face from any part of the town. The area around the Buddha holds heaps of statues which make the grounds really interesting and open. The stairs leading to it... More 

Thank Yoshe L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The statue is said to be one of the largest Bhuddha statue in the world. It is located near the town at an approximate travel time of 20-25 minutes by car. So it could easily clubbed with the day tour of Thimpu. The place is a must visit for the travellers seeking some lone and unruffled time. The statue complex... More 

Thank Nishant s
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The is short excursion from Thimpu. It projects a peaceful feeling. Nice views of mountains & forests. Great views of Thimpu.

Thank Roshan M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The statue itself is huge and imposing, overlooking Thimpu. But as there is no history we felt a bit let down.

Thank kool_anil
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved it...was a bit windy..so make sure to take a jacket. The buddha staue was huge and you also get the whole view of the city. It would be great to go at night for the view

Thank cgff2016
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I can't say enough good things about this and would highly recommend going here. It is amazing in so many aspects. The location sat atop the hill tops overlooking Thimphu is incredible and offers fantastic views. The sheer size of the sitting Buddha is immense. The detail and the passion being put into this is amazing. Yes, you can see... More 

Thank Jason S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always wondered why all reviews to this place were rated so high. It totally deserves it. The temple inside has intricately carved pillars painted in gold. There are 108 small statues of buddha in small cabinets across all walls of the temple. The place is serene and good for meditation.

Thank MadhaviGoa
Panjim, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is beautifully build, a huge statue of sitting Buddha looks amazing. You can see the entire town of Thimpu from here.

Thank SnehaMS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The project is to make the largest and tallest Buddha statue of the world. The govt is trying to declare it as the 8th wonder of world. Must visit place, once you look at the statue..... awestruck view.

Thank Dipankar C

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