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Enchey Monastery, Gangtok

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Visit Enchey Monastery, a peaceful Buddhist monastery built on the spot where legendary flying Lama Drupthob Karpo built his hermitage. Believed to hold the protective spirits of deities Khangchendzonga and Yabdean, the monastery holds deep religious significance in the area. Admire the richly decorated prayer hall and exterior structure, and listen to the colorful prayer flags fluttering in the wind. Look out for the vibrant Cham dance festival held twice a year in January and February. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gangtok trip simple and quick.
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  • If you have visited the Rumtek and Ranka monastery then you really don't need to visit any other monastery in the Gangtok region. This one is much smaller than the above mentioned monasteries. Nothing...  more »
  • A very important monastery to visit.Beautiful place to visit in a foggy morning.Must read the signboard depicting the historical background about the 'monks with flying power' right at the entrance of...  more »
  • Ancient and peaceful, this monastary is situated slightly off route near Prasar Bharati broadcasting tower in Gangtok. A small road toward a monastary is lined with rows of prayer wheels and colourful...  more »
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  • Little kids who are on their journey of becoming monks are a delight to witness, with their playful side popping out time and again. Overall a blissful place to be. One can easily take a walk from MG MARG to the monastery.
  • Nyc and very peaceful place. On the ridge. A must visit place.....u can take a taxi but u have to reserve it no share taxi goes there.
  • Beautiful and holy monastery. You can meditate here 😀
  • Very peaceful place and nice view of gangtok
  • Beautiful monastery. It's very quiet and calm and views are stunning as well. I'd recommend this place if you're in city.
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