Religion in Bhutan

Bhutan follows Vajrayana form of Buddhism as a state religion. Majority of the citizens follows Buddhism with minor number into Hinduism and Christianity as well.

Though Bhutan consist of majority Buddhism followers, the country also respects different faiths in Religion so the individual can choose his/her faith in different religion.


Buddha Point Thimphu | Amedewa Tours and Trek | Bhutan Tour Package

Buddha Dordenma statue or commonly known as Buddha Point sits at the top of the hill overlooking the entire valley of Thimphu.

Construction of Buddha Point began in 2006 and concluded until 25th September 2015.

The completed structure is one of the largest Buddha statues in the world which is 169 feet (52m) and contains 125,000 miniature buddhas inside.

Various religious ceremonies are held every year by the monastic body of Bhutan which last for months.

it gives an amazing 360 panoramic view of Thimphu valley and watch sunrise if you hike early in the morning from your hotel.

There is an easy hiking trail from Kuensel phodrang park for people looking for easy normal day hikes.

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