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Gonjang Monastery, Gangtok

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Admire the brightly colored facade of Gonjang Monastery, one of the most iconic Buddhist monasteries in Sikkim. Constructed in the early 18th century, the mountain monastery serves as a serene retreat, its ornate decorations and memorable mountain views offering the perfect opportunity to take photos. A visit to Gonjang Monastery represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Gangtok holiday planning site to plot your vacation.
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  • The monastery is on way to Tashi View Point, The monastery looks impressive from outside with a massive Buddha figure inside.There were many young monks who seems to stay at the attached hostel. Acces...  more »
  • This monastery falls on the way ti Tashi view point, we went there and spent some time in the peaceful place. The architecture and design are just amazing.  more »
  • The monastery is on the way to Tashi view point from Gangtok. The monastery though small is clean and houses a big ornate statue of Lord Buddha.  more »

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