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Gyuto Monastery

Sidbari, Dharamsala 176057, India
+91 189 223 6154
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Very silent and peaceful monastery.

This monastery is very silent in comparison to the Dlai Lama Temple. Basically it is a school kind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Noida, India
Please do vsit if you're in Lower Dharamshala

very peaceful and quiet monastery that not many know about. Must-vsit if you're in lower... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Sidbari, Dharamsala 176057, India
+91 189 223 6154

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monastery is very silent in comparison to the Dlai Lama Temple. Basically it is a school kind of monatery fr young monks and anybody is free to visit. One has to catch a local bus from Dharamshala to Sidbari and in midway comes this...More

Thank reubenranjanfern2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very peaceful and quiet monastery that not many know about. Must-vsit if you're in lower dharamshala.

Thank NidhiThakur
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Its beautiful Monastery painted with shades of yellow & has homes for monks as well. One needs to climb almost 100 steps in order to see Lord Buddha and the monastery. The surrounding area is very beautiful with well maintained gardens with lots of rose...More

Thank aarti_rele
Reviewed 25 June 2017

mcleodganj is no tibet or ladakh or spiti that you will find ancient monasteries or gompas and monks isolated from outside material world..here in dharamsala you can see the reflection of modern lifestyle, architecture and facilities for monks...this monastery however is special as its called...More

1  Thank Amitanshukjain
Reviewed 17 June 2017

this monastery is located just off the Palampur Dharamshala highway & one can make a quick stop over . A pucca road of nearly 100 m brings you to the main complex. Long strings of Tibetan & Buddhist flags fluttering in the breeze contribute to...More

Thank RajeevDr
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This Monastery is in Sidbari, about 2.5 KM from Rakkar, the village where I stayed. It is on the main road - about 50 meters inside through a small road going up. Once you reach inside, it is BIG, with awesome views as well. You...More

Thank the_tanmoy
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Typical of any well kept religious place this is also a peaceful place thronged by interested visitors i

1  Thank rachvinod
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Gyuto Monastery is a short distance away from Norbulingka Institute. It is very neat & clean. The main monastery has a beautiful idol of Lord Buddha and architecture is very nice. They also have a meditation hall and you can check in to it to...More

Thank Abhijeet_Asm
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

A must see place It's the school for Monks and they train there since their childhood. So you'll get to see them all about the place, going on with their work. The highlight is the drop dead gorgeous back drop of the mountain peaks! It's...More

Thank Ranjani S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

From kids to the old the monks are here all around... we will have a feel on how they are brought up

Thank Ajithsarma
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2 August 2017|
Response from jenjenrossco | Reviewed this property |
Things can change, sometimes the doors are open for visitors, other times for sacred ceremonies the doors are shut. I suggest you ring the office and check for the day you want to visit the monastery. 91 189 223 6154
Suruchi A
2 May 2017|
Response from jenjenrossco | Reviewed this property |
I believe accommodation is by donation, it does need to be booked ahead of time. You are welcome to ask the monastery how much is usually given as an offering for accommodation
9 December 2016|
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Response from jenjenrossco | Reviewed this property |
Thank you so much!