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Ranka Monastery, Gangtok
(4.5/5 based on 340+ 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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  • The moment we entered the gates, we got reminded of the movie 7 Years in Tibet. It is that amazing. The silence inside really hits you. It was cold, and calm. I do remember some tourist coming in late...  more »
  • 30 minutes from main market this monastery is situated. Enjoyed the monks reading and playing of their traditions music, the best time would be morning to see the monks activities. 
  • Visited during our visit to Gangtok .this is budhist Montessori well prepared and on top of Gangtok hills.there is school for children monks with hostel facilities