Tango Buddhist Institute, Thimphu
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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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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... read 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.
The main part of the institute is at the bottom of a hill, but you can hike 45 min up to the "old" part. The path is very well groomed, with benches, and there are monkeys! The institude itself was a ... read more »
Lama dhang gyenpo.
Spent time here- extremely welcoming and open
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