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Address: | Thimphu, Paro 11001, Bhutan
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Magnificent view, if you get there

This is really the most impressive monastery I have ever been to. Hanging on the side of the cliff, getting there is not very easy, but managable. It is in the high altitude... read more

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Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This is really the most impressive monastery I have ever been to. Hanging on the side of the cliff, getting there is not very easy, but managable. It is in the high altitude, so beware of altitude sickness. Walk slowly, and get there safely. There is a cafeteria in the middle, where you can rest and have a meal. Nice... More 

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must visit kind of a location in Bhutan. Though completely tiring, it's surely worth taking the pain. Person doing this trek should be able to climb for couple of hours in chilly wind. People with Bronchitis should take care since it's on 10000+ feet high. Have a stick (you get at the starting point on Rs 50 rent), water... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Make sure you get up early and beat the heat. Our guide woke us at 5 or 6am and we were the first ones up there. It was so worth it because it would have been a lot harder later in the day when it was hot. There is a place to eat and drink halfway up, but take water... More 

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Chennai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful Buddhist monastery on top of a cliff. It requires full day to climb up (5 kms) mountain trek e.g. 2 - 3hrs up hill and 1.5 - 2 hrs down hill depending on individual fitness. The mountain trial is a combination of muddy, rocky and sometimes steep climb and steps (both up & down approx 200-400 steps) towards... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bhutan would not be Bhutan without the Tigers' Nest Monastery. Already the hike to it is quite an experience. We would consider it one of the wonders of the world. Simply outstandingly beautiful.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is similar to Meteora in Greece where the monasteries are perched on top of singular pinnacles- difference is Tigers Nest is at much higher altitude and requiring much longer walk, and of course the religions. We travelled end Dec to Bhutan and was worried about the cold while making this short trek up to Taktsang. Half an hour into... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No words to describe how this place seems to encapsulate centuries worth of architecture and culture.

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Siliguri, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we went to the taktsang monastry on the 1st of january..we have to trek a little to reach the monastry..but its worth it..its just amazing.. the view is awesome..i simply loved it..

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is quite a hike to get there, 3.5 hours, mostly uphill, but it is not horribly strenuous, just stop and rest whenever you need to. Getting there is half the fun! It is really quite a beautiful building, in an spectacular location. It was built in 1692 on the spot where Guru Rinpoche, who brought Buddhism to Bhutan, is... More 

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India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike is of medium level difficulty and has fabulous views through out. You end up climbing almost 800-900m vertically through the course of the hike and it should take an average person between 2-3hrs. The last 30-45 mins portion consists of 800 stairs that descend 3/5ths of the way before you climb back up again to the monastery. While... More 

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