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Tharpa Choling Monastery

Off KD Pradhan Rd, Kalimpong, India
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peaceful site

All monastaries offer havens of peace. This one seems to hold a special serenity. We heard some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bp-in-MA-USA
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Grafton, Massachusetts
Stunning Abode of peace and tranquility ..a Must visit.for the ultimate peace of mind

Tharpa Choling Monastery is one of the most tranquil experiences you can have at the top of the... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Kalyanb700
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“museum” (4 reviews)
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Off KD Pradhan Rd, Kalimpong, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All monastaries offer havens of peace. This one seems to hold a special serenity. We heard some older monks reading from ancient books...a privilege for us.

Thank Bp-in-MA-USA
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Tharpa Choling Monastery is one of the most tranquil experiences you can have at the top of the mountains .although the climb is a bit steep as you move up through the prayer flags, the cool gush of wind flowing across the valley and the...More

Thank Kalyanb700
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is another of the picturesque monasteries Kalimpong has to offer. Not the biggest, but still worth a visit.

Thank justgotours
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This peaceful monastery is full of beautiful pictures and artefacts and is well worth a visit as is the interesting and well documented museum within the grounds.

Thank TrueBrit_10
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I went to this monastery on 29th March 2016, The location of the monastery was stunning with fabulous views of the valley, it was closed when I went there, one young monk directed me to see the Museum close by and guided me, Museum is...More

Thank smbegaraaj
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The monastery is nice to visit, but the museum is very interesting. It shows the lives of Dalai Lama and Rinpoche in Tibet befor, during and after Chinese invasion. So the room of Rinpoche. All very impressive.

Thank Anneliestrip12
Reviewed 23 January 2016

its quite a walk from the road so be ready. people who have problems will need help. Needs passports to enter!!!! why

Thank dilipvall
Reviewed 31 October 2015

High above Kalimpong you can find this small, but amazing monastery. You can find silence and peace.

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed 23 September 2015

this a good place to visit. its very peaceful place & you will find a museum where y can see tibbetan culture.

Thank Dheerendra S
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This monastery belongs to the Yellow Hat (Gelugpa) sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Founded in 1937, it is the repository of old scriptures and docments. Gaden Tharpa Choling Monastery is a Gelugpa monastery situated at the hilltop in Kalimpong,

4  Thank SaileshSarmah
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