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Ranka Monastery, Gangtok

(4.5/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Nestled within a hilly region, Ranka Monastery exudes peace and serenity. Just an hour's drive from Gangtok, the Tibetan Buddhist monastery lies mostly open to the public. Explore the quiet premises, admire the intricate and imposing buildings, and view the large gold-plated statue of Buddha in the main prayer hall. Strolling the hills and courtyards you can find panoramic viewpoints, observe training sessions, or photograph the attractive setting. Put Ranka Monastery and other Gangtok attractions into our Gangtok itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This Monastery is very huge. It is very beautiful that words cant describe it. the view around the monastery is also very beautiful.  more »
  • Wow just wow this monastery is located far from the main town and the place is huge we walked till Up and the little monks were too cute. Holy place  more »
  • Can be avoided. After travelling through a bad road for an hour from Gangtok, we reached this monastery. It is highly recommended to avoid this monastery if you have visited the other monasteries at g...  more »