The Memorial Chorten, also known as Thimphu Chorten or National Memorial Chorten, is one of the most iconic religious landmarks of Thimphu Bhutan. Built to commemorate the memory of 3rd Dragon King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck the gigantic stupa shaped building of the Memorial Chorten is situated in the southern part of Thimphu Bhutan.
With its serene ambiance and eye catching white washed walls and golden annexes, the Memorial Chorten has caught the attention of tourists visiting Bhutan.
The Memorial Chorten of Thimphu is a must visit place in Bhutan and a favored sightseeing place in Thimphu for tourist who want to learn more about the 3rd Dragon King of Bhutan. Along with learning about the 3rd Dragon King, visitors can also get an insight about the both dark and peaceful Buddhist philosophy.
Did you know? The Memorial Chorten of Thimphu is the only stupa in Bhutan which does not embalm any remains of any saints or Kings.
The visiting time of Memorial Chorten of Thimphu for the tourist is from 6am to 6pm. Morning time between 6-8am and evening time between 4-6pm is considered the best time to visit the Memorial Chorten of Thimphu.