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Enchey Monastery, Gangtok

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Religious Site
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. Before you head to Gangtok, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Gangtok vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Gangtok has to offer, including Enchey Monastery.
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  • We walked upto this monastery from MG. The views were really beautiful as we got higher and higher. Rather steep 2.5 km walk. The monastery itself is a small place of worship with some interesting pai...  more »
  • Had visited with family.. Some construction was ongoing. Hence it was bit dusty.. It is very small monastery. As a tourist, I didn't like. But otherwise it's a place to worship.. So it is quite..  more »
  • The monastery was the first one we visited in this trip. It is a small one and good one to visit. The prayer hall was extremely good.  more »
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  • A monastery dedicated founded by DRUBTHOB KARBO. An adaption from China. Good view from the top.
  • s ooo...........ooooo good
  • Quite serene place
  • Very peaceful place
  • I saw small lamas playing football. Best experience ever.