21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sky High

On top of hill in Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, is a huge, golden Buddha statue adorned by a gilded meditation hall. The statue is clearly seen from all over the city and serves as the symbol and landmark of Thimphu. Devotees and visitors flock to this stunning and scenic venue.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Thimphu, Bhutan
Camera: NIKON D5
Copyright: © Vinod Thomas