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Tango Buddhist Institute, Thimphu
(4.6/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan to visit Tango Buddhist Institute and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Thimphu attractions using our Thimphu vacation trip planner.
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  • Zambala, Seasons, The Zone, and the best restaurant in Thimphu but not usually listed, Sa Za (take a taxi up the hill; pay to have him wait). Enjoy! 
  • Our first day in Bhutan (Thimpu) had trek up to top and visit to temple (university) outside of Thimpu. About a 1.50 hour trek up with short "cliff" for those who dont like heights (moi). Another hour...  more »
  • Tango universary is located on high mountain by walking, have to use powerful. Many trees are on the way. we walk so hard and take time for this activity, but we see many monks can walk up easily. 
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  • Great place of Spirit and Education
  • Lama dhang gyenpo.
  • Spent time here- extremely welcoming and open