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Tamang Buddhist Monastery Road, Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

If you are on holiday here and interested in the Buddhist faith then this monastery is well worth a visit. It is one of the few where you can take photos inside, if you buy a permit. Well worth the 100 rupee charge. Inside you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KrispyPlymouth
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This small monastery has a fascinating history especially with its links to the Dhali Lama. Lots to look at and learn here..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paulellwood
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Its one of the Oldest Monastery in Darjeeling. But if you are travelling from Sikkim (Namchi and Peeling) you may not feel to visit the monastery. This monastery is not maintained very well. It has less facillities for the travellers. Washrooms are the worst.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SurendraKumarM8
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The Yiga Choeling Monastery is perhaps the oldest monastry in Darjeeling. It is located close to the Ghoom Railway Station and not many tourists go here. When we went it was open. The interior main hall is very peaceful and serene. The main feature is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ParwathiH
Reviewed 4 April 2018

it is good but it has less facillities for the travellers. washrooms are not at all good otherwise the place is ok

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank giri22in
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Very nice place, note is closed by 1700 hrs thus plan you trip as per. worth visit as it has nice tibetian status an art

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PrashantJ453
Reviewed 4 January 2018

An interesting exposure to an active place of worship and learning. Wear warm socks, the floor is cold.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Bilaspur
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A good place to stop for a while though with no great tourist attraction this one gives a quick glimpse of the Buddhism rituals etc.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank NirupamaSP
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Located in Ghoom. Falls in the Tiger Hill route. Famous for its Hollywood devotees. Dark and gloomy inside. Enormous prayer wheels. Wonderful statues inside. The smell of insence and the overall ambience takes you away from the bad roads.Good for cyclists.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Anshumanafsa
Reviewed 19 September 2017

One of the oldest Buddhist Monasteries in Darjeeling. Stands on top of a picturesque hill. It is a small, but serene and peaceful place to be.

Date of experience: April 2017
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