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Address: Ghum, Darjeeling, India
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Nice place to visit

Like any Monastery it was quite peaceful... A bit smaller to various other Monasteries we visited in Gangtok but still nice place to visit...

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Very peaceful monastery at Ghoom... we enjoyed our visit over there.Though small in size but we liked the ambience over there and we hope to visit it again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Like any Monastery it was quite peaceful... A bit smaller to various other Monasteries we visited in Gangtok but still nice place to visit...

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Silchar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Nice place. You will like the place specially the lama dress and their style of chanting . If you are a feluda fan you will remember jatayu

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Ghoom Monastery is one of the oldest monastery situated in Darjeeling huge Buddha statue built in the center and wall inscribed with Buddhist style of painting. Cameras are allowed.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Feel the peace...Its maximum one and half hour journey by leisure walk from Chowrasta. On the way can see Orchid Reaserch centre and Bose Museum. From there may be can see Toy tarin coming from Kurseong.

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Indore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Nothing great if you have been to other monestaries ! Can be avoided if you are short of time ! Although the dome is good but nothing more that that !

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We visited this during our trip to Darjeeling in March 2015.One has to climb up a road with steep gradient and flight of 70 odd steps to reach the monastery at the top.Liked the architecture of the monastery and the drums with prayers written on them which people were rotating were huge - not seen such big prayer drums in... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

good souvenirs available for buying. Place for doing good meditation.Helpful monks around.Good view around from outside.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Excellent Japanese temple. It is old and peaceful temple and there are also schools for the students. The temple is covered by large and old trees. Very near to Ghoom Station.

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Gangtok, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

yiga choeling monastery is one of the oldest monastery in darjeeling it is also important monastery for the local people of darjeeling small but nice worth visit

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