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9 Aug 2018
“GOOD AS A GOMPA SHOULD BE”
31 Jul 2018
“One of the less travelled places by the tourists in Darjeeling.”
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

i visited this place in 1994 so many things are out of mind but i think this is a gompa with many books of Tibet

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank thirdeye2014
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is little off-road, so you need to hire a car to visit this place,a few old Tibetan refugees run the place and do traditional weaving, knitting and tailoring here and sell the same

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amychat2000
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This Monastery is one of the oldest in Darjeeling and has been pushed around from one place to the other from time to time.Destroyed by the Gorkha invasion and then by an earthquake the current monastery is about a km from the Mall Road.Its a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JharnaS10
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is the reason I travel so far to Darjeeling. The Lama is a good friend of mine for many years and is always accommodating.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank arberton
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I love temple or gompa, so I pushed my friend to come to this place. It was almost too late when we arrived but the old man was pleased to open the door for us and chat with us a bit :).

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Sysilia
Reviewed 16 May 2017

From the mall square, I took the downhill road which was about 1 km. After reaching there met one of the local people who is affiliated with the monastery.He was such an amazing guy.the stories he shared with us made our journey more meaningful.now inside...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rezwanur R
Reviewed 31 March 2017

One can harness their peace of mind and introspect by visiting this place. A Pagoda style monestery lying just beside the main road, this Buddhist temple of worship is must see attraction for visitors of Darjeeling.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank diptendubt
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Someone told us that we could walk here. Perhaps they knew of a shortcut- the way the bird flies, but the drive was an adventure and I am glad we paid for it. The last mile? Well, hire a car and find out for yourself....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank twomartinilunch
Reviewed 14 January 2017

It's quite a walk from the main square but worth the effort - great vies on the way and a highly decorative building once you're there

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Neil C
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The walk down through the suburbs of Darjeeling is a lovely insight into local life but not for the unfit or infirm because you have to walk up again. The location is lovely on a misty precipice. I was met by a smiling,wizened old monk,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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