Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)

Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)

Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)

Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)
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AZCasualTraveler
Mesa, AZ1,794 contributions
Nov. 2019
The National Memorial Chorten was built in memory of Third Druk Gyalpo and is dedicated to World Peace.
The Thimphu Chorten is a nice place to visit that is located near Thimphu city center. When we had arrived, there was a nice size crowd already here - turning the prayer wheels, walking around the Stupa and paying tribute.
The atmosphere at the Stupa was peaceful and relaxing - the grounds around the Stupa is like a well manicured park area - green grass and nice ambiance.
Written 15 May 2020
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David James
California9 contributions
Jan. 2020 • Friends
It is one of the most visited sight in Thimphu valley and worth of a visit. Beautiful art of work it is.
Written 2 April 2020
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Malcolm
Jerusalem, Israel1,222 contributions
Mar. 2020 • Friends
A very nice Chorten built the wife of the third king in his honor. It is one of the only chortens you can go into it. Near the center of town.
Written 8 March 2020
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Malpetosky
Jerusalem, Israel20 contributions
Mar. 2020 • Friends
A very nice Stopa built by the wife of the third king after his death. It is one of the only places that has an inner part you can go in. In the city near the center.
Written 8 March 2020
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TinWS
Roseville, California36 contributions
Apr. 2019
We went there on a small private tour and really like the experience of this unique place. It is part of a large Thimpu capital visit.
Written 5 March 2020
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Navjot D
New Delhi, India42 contributions
Feb. 2020 • Solo
Memorial Chorten is an exception for Stupas. While most Chortens are mostly square with no entrance inside, Memorial Chorten has a chapel inside it.
I entered the entrance gate and joined the crowd as they moved clock wise around the Stupa. The entire feeling was overwhelming as I saw people praying on the sides.

There is space on the side where you can sit and relax. Young and old people all gather here and relax after observing routine prayers.

Photography is allowed around the park. There is a restroom where you can freshen up. Overall, it's been an amazing experience.
Written 28 February 2020
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Katherine R
20 contributions
Feb. 2020
Part of the reason I enjoyed visiting the Memorial Chorten in Thimpu was the population of elderly Bhutanese Settled in for a day of prayer and atonement. I felt very much “a part of” as I turned the prayer wheels between elderly women squatting with their baskets and blankets under shelter of the wheels. It was a lovely interlude.
Written 13 February 2020
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360TravelExpert
Copenhagen, Denmark112 contributions
Oct. 2019
I have visited this monument several times! What makes this Chorten interesting is that it is active through out the day with more local than tourists! in the evening, a lot of local people come here and walk clock-wise around the Chorten chanting with their prayer beads. It is a very moving experience (no pun intended)!
Written 10 February 2020
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Mahendra Singh Unique Holidays
New Delhi, India17 contributions
Sep. 2019
Oneof the best place to visiti in Thimpu . With out visiting this place may be trip will not be complete. One can see all local people chanting of mantra while take a round around Chorten
Written 3 February 2020
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Mark S
3 contributions
Nov. 2019
Beautifully constructed and pleasant place. It's a beautiful memorial in the city of Thimphu where Bhutanese people walk around almost all day. The mountainous terrain around the place has a peaceful aura.
Written 31 December 2019
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