Tango Buddhist Institute, Thimphu

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Built into the steep, rugged crags of the Thimpu Valley, Tango Buddhist Institute features impressive architecture adorned with ornate artworks. The site was established between the 12th and 13th centuries on what a local legend claims was a holy location in which Avalokiteshvara revealed himself as "the self-emanated form of the Wrathful Hayagriva." You'll see countless Buddhist artifacts and relics here, including a statue of the Buddha made in gold and copper. Add Tango Buddhist Institute to your Thimphu travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Thimphu trip planning tool .
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  • There is a nice stoned trail up to the Tango gompa. It takes about one hour up to this lovely place. Renovations are still going on.  more »
  • The path to the Monastery is well paved, steep climb with strategic rest stop to catch a breath. This is first hike in Bhutan, still acclimatizing to the altitude. A lot of young adults monks (high te...  more »
  • This temple whose name is reminiscent of Argentine folk dancing is highly recommended visit. The ascent is pronounced and becomes a little difficult but worth the travel. The views are very good and the temple is worth the effort.
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