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Ghoom Monastery

Address: Ghum, Darjeeling, India
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Ranked #20 of 71 Attractions in Darjeeling
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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98 reviews 98 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Ghoom is next to Patasia Loop and its on the approach line to Darjeeling..nothng much to see and exlore but ok to see ...peaceful place and u can purchase some little thgns avalable at Monestry...

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Gurgaon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Big Monastery with good ambience Quite place to spend some time with colorful walls and scenic beauty

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a small monastery near Ghoom, which is the part of the early morning sight seeing of Darjeeling, while returning from Tiger hill after watching sunrise there. the monastery is a peaceful place. This is not a large monastery and not much is there to see. A few small sellers sell local wollen clothes etc at the entrance. A... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Only two things I like - the serenity (if you are lucky with less number of tourists) and the view of the Kanchenjunga... else not much

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Kolkata
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Nice to see the Buddist culture and place of worship. Every tourist spot has local people selling woollen items , here too it can be seen

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

it is a part of tiger hill site seeing package so visit .it on way. it is a small and old one and just have a look of buddhist temple.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This one is a little far away from the main road but it is worth it. It is nestled in the clouds almost as in the evening, you will not be able to see it unless you are very near it. I spent a lot of time here meditating...

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Its a very normal place which is shown as a point while returning from sunrise. A Buddhist temple, Street shopping is possible.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Its a nice experience. You take a toy train ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom that adds to your experiences after all its UNESCO world Heritage Train.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

When we entered the place close to the closing time, the monk kids were playing football which was a refreshing feel to the place.

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