Buddha Dordenma

Buddha Dordenma

  • The magnificent Buddha Dordenma, also known as the Buddha Point is a tall statue of Buddha standing at 51.5 meters in height. It is located at Kuenselphodrang, Thimphu which overlooks the southern approach to the city. The commencement in construction of Buddha Dordenma goes back to 2006 and was inaugurated on 24th September 2015.
  • The architecture is simply the majestic figure of Buddha Shakyamuni. It can be seen from many areas of Thimphu. The statue is made of bronze and is gilded in gold. 125,000 smaller Buddha statues have been placed within the Buddha Dordenma statue; 100,000 statues of which are 8-inches-tall and 25,000 statues of which are 12 inches tall.
  • Currently the great Statue is a popular site to visit for locals as well as tourists. It offers not only an exhilarating sense of contentment while standing below the great Buddha but also pride while standing at a top of the mountain to enjoy a panoramic breathtaking view of the Thimphu City.

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