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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 Geyzing using our Geyzing tour planner.
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  • The Pemayangtse monastery is said to be one of the oldest one on Sikkim. You feel spiritual and such calmness as you enter the monastery.  more »
  • it is one of the oldest and monastery of Sikkim.it is located on a hill top few Kilometers from Pelling and Geyzing  more »
  • A nominal fee of Rs. 20 will allow you to have a look at the beautiful treasures this monastery houses. The view from the monastery itself is also captivating. Pictures are allowed in the monastery co...  more »
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  • One of the oldest monastery with beautiful collection of books. Very quiet place .
  • One of the best monasteries in West Sikkim rich with heritage as well as culture. Best time to come to visit the place is during Cham festival.
  • Has an awesome view of scenery.
  • Very holi and divine place.
  • One of the oldest monastery with beautiful collection of books