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Near Gangtok Centre, Gangtok, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Chanting and praying as per Buddist practice. One can offer by lighting the lamp. Beautiful place to visit.

Thank nandinidholepat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A traditional stupa in Gangtok built by Trulsi Rimpochee, head of the Nyingmapa order. The stupa is surrounded by 108 prayer wheels - called as 'Mani' by the Tibetans. These needs to be rotated in clockwise direction as it is in the direction of the...More

Thank shajukutty
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Very good stupa. Place for training of young monks with hostel facilities. Gives a very serine feelings. A holy place

Thank bhaskarjyotiborah
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Do Drul Chorten Stupa is walking distance from the Research Institute of Tibetology... But steep uphill pathway.. The stupa is surrounded by 108 prayer wheels all of which have mantras inscribed on them in Tibetan. If you rotate the prayer wheels, do it in clockwise...More

Thank Ramanamurthy_NV
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Anyone can click great picture at this location, nice story related to this place, would interest many people.

Thank Bharat D
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

To be fair, unless you have a religious or historical bent of mind, if you have seen one monastery you have seen them all. The Do Drul Chorten is situated close to the Institute of Tibetology ( which we skipped). However we decided to visit...More

Thank R B
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Dro-dul Chorten is a stupa in Gangtok in the Indian state of Sikkim. The stupa was built by Trulshik Rinpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism in 1945. Inside this stupa, a complete set of Dorjee Phurba, Kangyur relics (Holy Books) and other...More

Thank Samir S
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This is a very peaceful place. Although There is a walking distance but you can reached there easily. Mahatma Buddha stupa inside the temple. We enjoyed a lot.

Thank Kanchan S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This Chorten or stupa is located very close to the Institute of Tibetology. Its setting, even while being within the busy Gangtok city, is quite peaceful. It's surrounded by a thin but lush green forest with colorful Tibetan prayer flags hanging here and there, flapping...More

Thank AnkurP264
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This place is located near Tibetology. It is a stupa and also is probably a monastery. I saw many cats when I went there, and I have been there twice. If you love cats, you may want to play with them if they are friendly....More

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19 October 2016|
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Response from Raj064 | Reviewed this property |
This is considered local and has many other attractions in the vicinity. Suggest you hire a car that can take you around for a lump sum. Going to each attraction on your own may turn out to be more expensive.
19 October 2016|
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Response from ashokkbasu | Reviewed this property |
Within 200 Rs