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“A Very Ancient Monastery!!”
3 Jul 2018
“Nice Place”
7 Km From City, Gangtok, India
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Reviewed yesterday

This monastery is almost 300 years old and is located about 7 kms from Gangtok.In 1947 this monastery was gutted by a massive fire and after that with government help the Lamas had started rebuilding it and was completed in 1996.It has got the usual...More

Thank JharnaS10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take someone who appreciates this with you. This is calm and quite, nice and serene place. Not a lot of fun though, maybe an hour visit!

Thank BenisonS2
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Phensang Monastery is one of the nice place in Gangtok. It is located on the slope widening from Kabi to Phodong.

Thank Harish6236
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

I went to Phensang Monastery. Located on an uphill, Phensang Monastery is amongst the largest monasteries in Sikkim, and has the largest number of monks. It is great place to go.

Thank Footprints727663
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Very quiet and peaceful monastery. Small place but beautiful. The road wasn't good and difficult a little bit to get there, but worth to to. Behind the monastery also has a school for novice, should visit when you get there. Has a lovely trail to...More

Thank Mai H
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

One of the many monasteries in Sikkim situated in a scenic spot in the hills. A lot of monks reside in this old monastery and it's truly a wonderful and historic place for travellers to visit * worth a visit *

Thank kevinjohn1991
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Phensang Monastery is another eminent religious place in the northern part of Sikkim. It is located on the slope widening from Kabi to Phodong. The environs of the monastery are one amongst the most picturesque sites in the district. Phensong Monastery was built in 1721...More

Thank savio_pinto12
Reviewed 24 October 2015

When we arrived they were having some rituals. young boys were chanting in the courtyard - looked as if it was guided practice or homework. a very restive atmosphere. calming. and ofcourse beautiful architecture.

Thank db19752013
Reviewed 17 July 2015

A truly historic monastery which is in the outskirts of Gangtok. Was built in the year 1721. Around 300 monks reside here and it hosts an annual cultural festival 2 days before the Sikkimese New Year

Thank Aditya_Banerjee
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