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Pemayangtse Monastery, Sikkim

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One of the oldest monasteries in the state, Pemayangtse Monastery provides a glimpse into the life of ta-tshang--"monks of pure Tibetan lineage." Colorful paintings and sculptures decorate the walls and halls of this three-storey structure--the top floor houses an intricate seven-tiered wooden model of the universe that took his creator, Dungzin Rimpoche, five years to complete. Arrange to visit Pemayangtse Monastery and other attractions in Pelling using our Pelling travel route builder website .
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  • Well maintained, clean, peaceful place. You can see the Mt. Kanchenjunga from the Monastery. Ancient things are also kept in this Monastery.  more »
  • Extremely peaceful place. Just loved spending time here. You dont get any food around the place by the place was serene. I would recommend this place to everyone who like to go to a peaceful place and...  more »
  • This ancient monastary has more than 300 years old history. Being a spearhead of Namiyangal order its one of the most sacred monastaries in Sikkim. A simple single story structure is decorated with co...  more »
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  • It is one of a kind historical monument. With alot kind of traditional and historical thing. Full of sculptures,books,costume etc Really need to visit once.
  • Great place for visit. I recommend everyone to visit this place once. Get a great view of Kanchenzongha from here. This is a upscale place. Need to visit here by walk little bit. However great 360 degree view. Very calm monastery. It is possible to visit by car. Very old monastery.
  • One of most beautiful monestry i have ever seen.
  • One of the oldest monasteries in west Sikkim. You can also see the rabdantse ruins in the distance. Huge prayer wheel at the entrance it's another attraction. The monastery itself has practicing monks and beautiful preserved and reconstructed artifacts from early 19th century.
  • One of the most beautiful monasteries in sikkim.
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