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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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  • Inside the monastery, its beautiful (Going by the artwork and the figurines). This place resides in a solitary location and i found this place to be better than other monasteries. Though small, but ap...  more »
  • A beautiful Monastery with a lot of interesting features. The Stupa inside the monastery is specially interesting and has beautiful figures and paintings and offerings to the Buddha displayed. A very ...  more »
  • Saw quite a few monasteries in Sikkim, but could make out that some are richer than others. Peacefull & Beautiful view of Gangtok city from here. You will get wonderful photos.  more »