Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan
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About Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu
Changlimithang Stadium is the national stadium of Bhutan and was inaugurated in 1974. The stadium has a total capacity of 15000 and has been renovated time and again to add facilities and features to the stadium with the most recent renovation being in 2016. Located in the city of Thimphu, the stadium was built to commemorate the coronation of the 4th king of Bhutan and is an important piece of infrastructure built on a historically significant piece of land. The stadium stands on the site of the historic battle of 1885 that established the political supremacy of the first king of Bhutan, Ugyen Wangchuk. The stadium has been the site of a celebration of many other historical events such as the coronation of the 5th king of Bhutan, centenary celebration of the establishment of the house of Wangchuck and the reunification of the country.
The Changlimithang Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium and houses the Changlimithang stadium archery ground which is used for national archery competitions, the national sport of Bhutan. The stadium also has facilities for basketball, tennis, squash courts and has a large football stadium. The stadium is also the home ground for a number of domestic Thimphu based football clubs. The Bhutan Olympic Committee also uses the stadium as its headquarters. The archery stadium Thimphu has also been used for public occasions and has a unique system that allows the football pitch of the stadium to be hired out by the local people. The stadium is also the host to the Bhutan National Football team and hosts the major archery tournaments in the country.
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Mayank's 8 days trip to ThimphuI am very much satisfied with the overall booking i got the best quote and all things were manage nicely. guide and drive both were professional and made it a memorable experience. I had booked tour with Bhutan INC and i think they are one of the best travel agency for bhutan travel i recommend them. But overall booking experience wasnot that good i was promised a quote which was very good but at the time of booking that quote got increased by 15k which is not professionalism. Guide and driver both were amazing and explained everything in details.
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Mohit's 6 days trip to ThimphuThimpu hotel stay was good experience rest of the trip was also fine.
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Bipin's 7 days trip to ThimphuOur agent ASTER TOURS was very good. we had an anniversary on 11th December and we told to agent that we have to dinner in a local dress and our agent arranged all the things as per our choice.
Alhad's 6 days trip to ThimphuBhutan trip was amazing we loved Bhutnese culture and people. Hike to Tiger Nest was our Best Memory of the trip! It takes between four and five hours to do the round trip hike, plus one more hour to tour the monastery. Many people also have lunch in the cafeteria not far from the monastery. Plan on leaving Paro around 8 am and arriving back at your hotel around 3 pm.
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Kulu's 6 days trip to ThimphuOur entire trip was well organised we faced issue while getting clearance from immigration office but somehow we got through it.
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The floodlights at the stadium were sponsored by the TATA Group.
There are 8369 seats in the stadium.
The following teams use the football pitch as their home ground, Drukpol FC, Druk Star FC, Druk United FC and Thimphu City FC.
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