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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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  • 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 »
  • My morning was lit up while visiting this beautiful monastery.There was a free cataract operation camp going on.The monks were helping people who had done the operation.Great lesson to experience such...  more »
  • Gonjang monastary is comparitively new monastary with wonderful surrounding. Tourists are not allowed to go inside the main chamber. But you can take blessings from altar. The charts placed at the ent...  more »
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  • Beautiful monastery near Sikkim. The place is awesome and central hall has nice paintings. The prayer room gives inner calm.
  • Scenic beauty. IMO, View is better than Tashi view point.
  • Very good place.. Fantastic environment.. Enjoy top view of city... Must visit
  • This is one of the holiest religious place to pray Lord Budha amongst other monastery in and around Gangtok. While visiting this holy place I enjoyed the prayer and chanting inside the monastery. Unfortunately due to restrictions of photography unable to share it here.
  • Excellent Art work... Extraordinary Wall Paintings.

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