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RC Mintri Road, Kalimpong, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleased to discover such a beautiful place with such an extraordibary view. Too bad we didn't go for sunset. Very colorful temple

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helene L
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This was our first visit to any Monastery. We reached early in the morning to this place as we had to reach Gangtok and this was in between. The doors were closed around 9 AM, We requested caretaker (who was monk) who opened the door...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

family tour along with my local friend at kalimpong who took us here and we really enjoyed this fantastic temple.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

There are no dearth of monasteries in North Bengal and Sikkim and Thongsha is one of them.Apart from the peace and quiet the view one enjoys is superb.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JharnaS10
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Nice monastery in Kalimpong. Beautiful paintings, calm and quiet place. Cleanliness around the monastery is required. Situated in a very narrow road.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sandip_enigma
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Spent a good half hour at the terrace. What a view!! Loved it. The monastery is simple and quiet. Definitely be worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sushila57
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Deeply moving to see people praying.Extremely beautiful thangka paintings and murals.Gorgeous and quiet.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank echowa
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The highlight of our visit as to see that the monks were playing their musical instruments and were chanting. Beautiful statues and architecture! Hi

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MohanMalhotra
Reviewed 22 February 2017

After entering you would feel that you are in one of the monastery at Bhutan...Calm Peacefull and surely will visit again

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank ranitb
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The place is uphill 3 kms from Kursheong main market.The road is picturesque and beautiful crossing many Army Camps , Golf Course , Morgan House. The monastery is very beautiful. Lots of young monks stay in there. The Army School playground is just below with...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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8 April 2015|
Response from Bornav | Reviewed this property |
I had visited at around 10am, the prayer session was going on. However, to see the Kora/Parikrama (Circumambulation), which usually happens in the Bhutanese monasteries, it would be better to visit at 9am. It would be better... More