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Well worth the visit

One of the best in Sikkim. This place is very well maintained and full of interesting pictures and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
For the calm and peace!

One of the best known landmarks in Pelling, it's an oasis of calm and peace. The sanctum is on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Pelling, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best in Sikkim. This place is very well maintained and full of interesting pictures and artifacts.

Thank Paulellwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best known landmarks in Pelling, it's an oasis of calm and peace. The sanctum is on the ground floor and the walls of this are adorned with ancient Buddhist paintings. The first floor is where the classes for the monks are held...More

Thank drrganesh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1. Antique things are there inside. 2. u will find lord ganpati statue inside. 3. Peaceful, and full of positive energy. 4. Must not miss. Very near to main city. 5. There is a museum also inside

Thank Anuj S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed visiting this monastery and seeing them performing prayers was a feather on the cap. Must see if staying in pelling

Thank Priya M
Reviewed 23 August 2018

It's one of the old monastery in west Sikkim, have little entry fee, it's maintain too good... anybody can enter including upper floors and observe the story with take time but no photography allowed inside. Recommended for visit with respect and definitely you will get...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We arrived when all the young Buddhist priests and novitiates were gathered to recite prayers in the central space of the monastery, and were immediately welcomed in and invited to sit with them. Both my daughter and I were totally entranced by the repetitive sound...More

Thank andreasternx
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Big and beautiful monastery. Good place to communicate with monks as well. The evening ceremony was extremely interesting

Thank Bharat D
Reviewed 17 July 2018

quite unaware of Buddhist religion , I have only loved the tranquility , far off from the bustling towns and cities

Thank susshmita
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I have been to this Gompa several times since 1986. The latest being in April this year. It never ceases to overwhelm me by its amazing serenity and colours>

Thank NILU
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The holy place offers the quietude and peace while allows one to acquaint with a different aspect of Buddhism. A once in a life time experience.

Thank R N P
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Response from mmehra23 | Reviewed this property |
Pelling is a lot of uphill and downhill. So not good for elderly or those with knee trouble. The good part is that car can take you practically at the doorstep of each location, including Monastry. Please be prepared for a... More