Sangacholing Monastery, Pelling

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One of the oldest monasteries in its state, Sangacholing Monastery dates back to the 17th century. Relatively difficult to reach, the monastery sits in a scenic position on a ridge above the town of Pelling. The views of the surrounding area make it a worthwhile climb. Add Sangacholing Monastery and other attractions to your Pelling trip itinerary using our Pelling trip builder app .
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  • We walked all the way to the monastery from our hotel in lower Pelling and it was totally worth it. it's almost an hours walk, but we felt we all needed some exercise after being on the road for too l...  more »
  • Such a beautiful and peaceful Monastery. We went there after having our lunch. Fortunately the weather was too good that day and it was all sunny... The Kanchenjunga was clearly visible. The Monastery...  more »
  • Sangacholing Monastery is a 20~30min drive from Pemayangtse Monastery over twisting turning narrow mountain roads. From the parking area, a steep climb over steps & slopes, with supportive railing, fo...  more »
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