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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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  • This is a really wonderful place to visit. There are anicent items on display. The worksmanship of some items are mind blowing. But photography is strictly restricted inside the building.  more »
  • Housed in a traditional building surrounded with landscapes gardens, this institute is a must visit to learn of the spread of Buddhism. Tibetan artefacts and prehistoric relics are kept in showcases f...  more »
  • the best place where you can learn a lot the history of this part of india, surrounded by nature a very pleasant place to visit, is indeed a center of much learning about this hidden land  more »
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  • Feluda r galpo te ache...ai jayga tar ktha...
  • Awesome collection of Tibetan items and a vivid glimpse of Tibetan mythology and history is for view. Rare manuscripts and Tibetan idols are stored here.
  • Rather if you want to know history of monarchy sikkim this is your place. After that an institution of Buddhism. Must visit to know Sikkim 100%. One can understand by viewing all historical photos.
  • Great insight into tibetan buddhism and very well explained
  • Unless ur a Buddhist or very much interested in it.. Not much exciting here