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Druk Thupten Sangag Choling Monastery

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Address: Hill Cart Road | Dali, Darjeeling, India

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We enjoyed views of this divine building arriving and departing by car, on foot as we strolled around town, looking out of our Hotel window and from scenic view points and from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Peter B
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed views of this divine building arriving and departing by car, on foot as we strolled around town, looking out of our Hotel window and from scenic view points and from the comfort of the Toy Train😀

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

On the way to darjeeling in a place called Dali is this eye catching monastery by the roadside.It is built on many levels and you have to climb stairs to visit it. the main hall inaugurated by the Dalai Lama is covered with murals and is very impressive. To its right just near the staircse is a small temple where... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is in the Dali area & almost in the city. The place gives panoramic view of the valley. has very good cafe & they serve excellent lemon+ginger tea. enjoy sipping coffee after viewing the

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Toulouse
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Colorful as all temples, it overlooks a side of the hill, it's pretty, the kids are running to prayers, old ladies are climbing the stairs to go pray, it's caml and soothing.

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Indore, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

while going to Batasia loop,we saw this from outside. our taxidriver discourraged us by saying that there is nothing interesting to see except school. if one have enough time then can go.

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Thank jyoti345
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

this monastery can be visit after you finish batasia loop seeing.. its by the road to main darjeeling. the monastery terrace looks of architecture is breath taking.. must visit even though you are non buddhist doesn't matter...enjoy talk with monks and listen their story.. (what sect in buddhist they belong). they are always kind to answer your curiosity..

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Beautiful building from the outside but we couldn't see inside. This may have just been the time of the day.

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Kerala, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is a monastery with lot of colours for good Photo opportunity. The wind is very cold at the top. Peaceful location.

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Kurseong, India, Asia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This place has recently turned touristy.And they are constantly adding on structures of structures. This looks like a bee hive only instead of bees monks keep coming out of their cubicles. Souvenirs are being sold near the gate with stern looking young monks scrutinising the tourists entering the premises.The monastery hosts a clinic for tibetian medicine. For the average tourist... More 

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India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Its a very big monastery on the way to Darjeeling. Proper maintenance is required, overall a good place to visit.

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