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Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)

Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 17 85 33 55
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  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
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“prayer wheels” (113 reviews)
“elderly people” (14 reviews)
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Thimphu, Bhutan
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"prayer wheels"
in 113 reviews
"elderly people"
in 14 reviews
"offering prayers"
in 10 reviews
"tibetan style"
in 8 reviews
"religious place"
in 18 reviews
"older people"
in 9 reviews
"butter lamps"
in 12 reviews
"clockwise direction"
in 9 reviews
"senior citizens"
in 10 reviews
"quick visit"
in 11 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 11 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 29 reviews
"walk around"
in 7 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful temple"
in 7 reviews
"queen mother"
in 8 reviews
"visit this place"
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Reviewed today

There's not a lot to see here but it's a nice walk round 3 times for luck I think it is. Remember to wak clockwise.

Thank jo l
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here in December and were lucky to witness a religious event. Among all the we too had a feeling that we belonged there!

Thank Akanksha S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s not that much good to see. Entry fee is too high. We just looked around of this place. However it’s mainly for religious values.

Thank Mahmudur R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place gives amazing vibes the moment you step inside, very well maintained, one the most important place for Bhutanese, do visit in evening.

Thank jatinsmehta
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Reviewed 5 days ago

thimphu chorten is a one of the beautiful chorten of bhutan. very well maintain. we were lucky that when we visit this place there were a flower show going on. lots of flowers and plants were exhibited in that show.

Thank sanjaybhuj
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very important place in Thimphu. A lot of Bhutanese people use this religious place. Also good to have a visit in the evening.

Thank pfundmair
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Memorial chorten is one of the important and most memorial for the nation for the memories for 3rd king of Bhutan

Thank BhutanMonyulTravel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the imp Chortens in Thimphu. The place was getting ready for flower show, so couldn't spend much time. But you can visit the temple, offer prayers and also enjoy the various flower arrangements.

Thank hmunjam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chorten is quite an unassuming structure. You enter through an ornate gate, seeing giant prayer wheels on the left & the Chorten straight ahead. During my second visit here, I got a chance to go inside the chorten & all the way to the...More

Thank prpa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was not an overly impressive part of our tour. The site was crowded and it was more interesting to watch many of the locals offering their prayers. One need not spend much time there.

Thank Manuel B
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ChetChetChet
August 13, 2017|
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Response from roydinesh | Reviewed this property |
I think it is open all days unless there is some visit by vips. Thimpu is a small city , this particular monument can be seen without any planning.
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SoumyadipM
September 14, 2016|
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Response from AnuragKumarGoel | Reviewed this property |
Weather is rainy intermittently but it doesn't rain that heavily. You can do your journey with motorbike ride with all the gears like rain-coat etc. You can get your Permit made in Thimphu from its Immigration Dept. (works... More
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