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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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  • quiet and relaxing place. A must visit to this monastery. at a height one can see the valley and huge mountains.  more »
  • Inside photography is not allowed. I visited to place in afternoon. the monks were doing prayers. Unfortunately some young monks were busy with their smartphones during the prayers while the senior on...  more »
  • We group of 9 friends visited Gangtok and gotta visit this place, Inside the monastery I see young monks ! Information can be read on Charts. This Place has amazing scenery, view point.  more »
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  • It even has a restraunt..! Try local food there. What an aura.. just loved it.
  • I'm living here for about 4 years...... A really great experience...... I live the building right next to the monastery...... The brown building....... A peaceful area, a great place to relax. I suggest everyone should visit this place..... The monks are very helpful... During winter evenings after puja....... Snacks like biscuits... Are given as blessings....... I love you Sikkim..... This place is really very neat and clean....... Every day cleaning is done....... A restroom cum shop is newly opened with 5 star facilities...... The environment around here is very beautiful as a lot kinds of flowers are grown and taken care........ One the head monk have a iPhone 8😦😦😟he used to take photos of me with that....... Must visit soon..... Plz visit this place..... And you can donate...... A lot of sculptures and wall paintings are there..... Which are amazing........ Clean Sikkim green Sikkim....... Plz visit this place to maintain the culture of it.....
  • gonjang monastery located near gangtok ...nice vew infront
  • Nice monestry. Great view also. Inside of monestry is very well decorated.
  • The monastery as such is nice..Built only for tourists..no locals vere there to visit!
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