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Changlimithang Stadium & Archery Ground

Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Traditional Architecture....

Very rare architecture stadiums in the world...i try the archery with the help of some local... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Antony S
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Archery National Sports of Bhutan

We walked across the Road from Hotel Norbuling we were staying and entered the Archery field. It... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Swapan43
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Jalpaiguri, West Bengal
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Very rare architecture stadiums in the world...i try the archery with the help of some local friends.

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We walked across the Road from Hotel Norbuling we were staying and entered the Archery field. It was november 11th 2017 in the morning and we found two teams were participating in hitting a Target some 100 meters away. Whenever someone hits the target, the...More

Thank Swapan43
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

In Bhutan there are really only 2 sports people are REALLY interested in: Snooker and Archery. You can see snooker in action at any pool hall and archery being practiced in villages and along the roadside but nothing compares to witnessing the rite and ritual...More

Thank Randy H
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Changlimithang known to be own of the war field in the ancient times is now an arena for football and archery. Changlimithang is divided into two parts, one for football and the other for archery-which is the national sport of Bhutan. One can witness archery...More

Thank TenzinTsheltrim
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It’s a short stop but very cool to watch the enthusiasm of the archers enjoying the national sport. These guys are guide good but it seems a little unsafe to sit so close to where they are shooting. We were lucky to watch the old...More

Thank TAMAN1951
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is on every tour of Bhutan. It was a quick but fascinating stop to learn about the archery practiced in Bhutan. The distances and scoring were much different than I have seen in the US. We stayed for about 20 minutes and that was...More

Thank netta7
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

walk into the stadium every weekends where you got to see man playing national games with much fun and competitions.enjoy the love of game with much loves by all ..

Thank Bhutan E
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

It's a good place to hangout with friends and families during weekends. You can watch football, lawn tennis, compound bow archery and traditional bow archery matches. The ways Bhutanese cheers their team members especially in archery matches and how they celebrate every shot is something...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Changlimithang Stadium and Archery Ground is located Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan. Outside, it has an ample parking and because I visited on a Sunday, there was an ongoing professional archery match. There's not much to see except when you're near and close to the players...More

Thank Eva A
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Make sure to stroll by the Archery Grounds here - inevitably and in any weather a team will be practicing or competing. Pause for a moment to watch the rivalry, be amazed by the old or the very high tech bows, and then imagine how...More

Thank Paul J
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ellenkae
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Response from Jessica Y | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, because their competition schedules are not online. We asked our guide to bring us to a competition if the time fits and maybe you can do the same. It is well worth spending some time to watch one!
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