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Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok

Categories: Tourist Spots, Educational Sites
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4.2/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web
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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  • If you are interested in the buddhist culture and traditions then this place will provide you the details about the same. It is definitely a very authentic place which is maintained with due diligence...  read more »
  • This place is one of the attraction local tour operators offer in their standard package. the place may take half to one hour for the visit. there is no walk involved. it can be a average regular plac...  read more »
  • Worth a visit as we learnt a lot about Buddhism which was great given that we were visiting lots of monasteries. Some interesting artefacts especially the flutes made out of human femurs! Library upst...  read more »
  • A must visit place in Gangtok. Gives a detailed idea about Buddhism. Excellent drawings, exhibits that will make it very interesting to read and learn. Very nicely organised. You can spend more than 3 hours if you wish to under the depth of Tibetan culture. Outstanding.
  • Feluda r galpo te jayga tar ktha...
  • Great insight into tibetan buddhism and very well explained
  • Unless ur a Buddhist or very much interested in it.. Not much exciting here
  • An excellent and one of its kind of museum having everything related to Buddhism, sculptures, text, scriptures, etc
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