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Do Drul Chorten Stupa, Gangtok
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Admire the exquisite golden top of Do Drul Chorten Stupa, visible from many far-away spots in Gangtok. Built by Trulshik Rinpoche (a celebrated lama of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism) in 1945, the stupa drove away haunted evil spirits that were believed to rule the area. Read mantras inscribed on the 108 prayer wheels while turning them clockwise. Inside the stupa, find a complete set of holy books, Buddhist drums, and other relics. The stupa welcomes anyone to pray inside and charges no admission fee, although it graciously accepts donations. Make Do Drul Chorten Stupa a centerpiece of your Gangtok vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Gangtok vacation generator.
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  • The visit to this monastery can be clubbed with Namgayal institute of Tibetology. One needs to walk a steep slope which can be daunting for elders and kids in the group. The monastery is surrounded by...  more »
  • It is the small but famous Stupa of gangtok. There is nothing much to do there. Other than small Stupa there is nothing much to see. There is one big hall where there is some cultural program. 
  • average spot to visit. its near museum and one need to walk few meters up hill. silent place with good scenery