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Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Gangtok

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Standing at 1500 m (4921 ft) above sea level, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim remains a spiritual and cultural highpoint shrouded with mystery. Built in the 16th century, the monastery exudes a sense of antiquity, while the colorful and highly ornate architecture enchants at every turn. See the 4 m (13 ft) high golden stupa, bejeweled with ancient turquoise and coral, and decorated with filigree and metalwork. Feel the peaceful energy wrapping around your body, mind, and soul as you make a wish at the prayer wheels. While at the monastery, visit the Nallanda institute, a college for Buddhist monks. With our online itinerary creator, Gangtok attractions like Rumtek Monastery Sikkim can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Rumtek Monastery also called the Dharma Chakra Centre. Very peaceful and beautiful monastery near Gangtok. Prayer wheels in and around the monastery looks attractive .Huge and beautifully... 
    Rumtek Monastery also called the Dharma Chakra Centre. Very peaceful and beautiful monastery near Gangtok. Prayer wheels in and around the monastery looks attractive .Huge and beautifully...  more »
  • Its the largest monestary at Gangtok, located around 25 kms from Gangtok and is very beautifully maintained. It also has the holy and beautiful Golden Stupa. Do carry your voter id card to get... 
    Its the largest monestary at Gangtok, located around 25 kms from Gangtok and is very beautifully maintained. It also has the holy and beautiful Golden Stupa. Do carry your voter id card to get...  more »

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