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Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok

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Learn about the rich heritage of the Tibetan cultural area at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. The research organization holds a museum of Tibetan art and culture, as well as the largest library of relevant works outside of Tibet--some of them hundreds of years old. Inspect a wealth of artifacts in the museum, including ritual objects, paintings, and manuscripts. Be sure to look in at the souvenir shop for books, artifacts, or jewelry to take home with you. Add Namgyal Institute of Tibetology to your Gangtok travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Gangtok itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Was a part of the tour program, easily accessible place with cab, nice description of the Buddhist culture of Tibet. Best part was too see ancient scriptures written on leaves.  more »
  • This is a modest sized but excellent collection of traditional Buddhist art of this region and the walls are lined with thangkas and statuary. The diversity of deities represented is impressive and I ...  more »
  • nice pla.ce to see, to get knowledge about tibbet culture. Very well maintained. Must spent one hour . Avoid shopping at adjacent shops.  more »
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  • Real my awesome. I went and got nice experience e.
  • Great insights into the life of Gautam Buddha and origin of Buddhism. Skip the souvenir store.
  • Ambient environment.. Full of ancient stuffs like a museum of buddhism culture... Luved it..!
  • Good vibes. Calm. A must visit place in gangtok.
  • photos will share with the world shortly. . . last visited on february 2016.