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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If anyone visits any Budhist monasteries, he has a very spritual feeling. And same goes with Enchey monastery at gangtok. One of the must visit place in this beautiful city.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Shoeb M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed an hour or so walking around this peaceful Monastery, enjoying the serenity and the interior of the building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank corinnaw168
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It was a all together different experience. When we reached there some ritual was going on and we were not allowed in that part. We were allowed in the main area and the moment we entered we could feel internal peace. It was dark inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vacation825075
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Gangtok city has a lot of Tibetan monasterys and Enchey is one the less popular ones for tourists. If you have limited time you should first cover Chorten Monastery in Deorali which is accessible by cable car from Gangtok city. If you have some more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Abhimanyu S
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Another typical Monastery in Sikkim with all the usual features. Quite small this one and if busy you cannot go inside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paulellwood
Reviewed 11 October 2018

'Enchey' means Solitary and this Monastery which was earlier a Gompa and later got developed into a full fledged Monastery around a small village in Gangtok.The surrounding is very pleasant and serene and so we felt good visiting the place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JharnaS10
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The Enchey Monastery is located with in Gangtok and can be covered under the sightseeing tour.... It's a small monastery but a very peaceful place....

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sourabhg469
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Nice and peaceful place.beautiful weather it was .we talked with some monk..it was great experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ruchi M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I found nothing special about this monastery after having seen Pemayangtse Monastery but then realized my mistake. People dont visit religious places just to see something spectacular or unique. A religious place is visited for its 'manyata' or faith that people have in it. When...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ddevarshi
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We were hoping it to be another great monastery to visit however, we were highly disappointed, nothing much to look around

Date of experience: June 2018
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njames2015
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Response from Sarat G | Reviewed this property |
To teh best of my knowledge, the monastery is ope all days of the week and teh normal visit timings would be between 9 am and 5 pm.
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