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Ranka Monastery

Lingdum, Gangtok, India
+91 89060 65323
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We decided to head here instead of the oldest Rumtek monastery, and do not regret it one bit. This... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bengaluru, India
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This is one of the major monastery in Sikkim, its located around 27 kms away from Gangtok. You can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average9%
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“peaceful place” (35 reviews)
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Lingdum, Gangtok, India
+91 89060 65323
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to head here instead of the oldest Rumtek monastery, and do not regret it one bit. This is a gorgeous college monastery, with beautiful landscaping and gardens. The inner hall is quiet and nice to visit. Its a new-ish monastery and we loved...More

Thank lavanya83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the major monastery in Sikkim, its located around 27 kms away from Gangtok. You can have an amazing view of the Gangtok and enjoy peaceful atmosphere. If you are looking for some peace, must visit.

Thank devenkhawash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This monastery is located a bit far from Gangtok and but once you reach there you hear peaceful chants and the atmosphere is quite relaxing.

Thank sunnykhawash
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must visit place, if you are passionate on nature. The location is good and the architecture is awesome. Very interesting Monastery with Buddha idol.

Thank Vijay_nrt
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We arrived on the day before a major ceremony so there were many many monks in the monastery from the surrounding are which added to the atmosphere of the place.

Thank Ardfernbob
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The architecture and the dark color of the monastery is so clean, yet ornate and warm. you can enjoy a meal here and take photos of the town below.

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

It is a big and significant place of Buddhism here in gangtok..very colourful and neat place..gives you a sense of inner peace !!

Thank dr_bikash_singhania
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Ranka monastery is a famous monastery of Sikkim.look beautiful and peacefull place.nice to spend some time with family

Thank Im O
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a really peaceful place and you should take out plenty of time to be here. There is a little uphill walk after car parking but will make you happy to find out Buddhist monks living in a different peaceful world.

Thank LakshayNanda
Reviewed 17 September 2017

visit this Monastry instead of Rumtek monestry. Both are same but Rumtek is long walk from parking lot

Thank shantanu1939
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31 May 2017|
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Response from Shruti_daisy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't visit ranka monastery
Shyam B
9 October 2016|
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Response from 540bct | Reviewed this property |
It is at Gangtok (Sikkim). We have travelled by a taxi.