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Address: Ghum, Darjeeling, India
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small and peaceful.... thats how one can describe the monastery located among the scenic mountains. i enjoyed visiting it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

small and peaceful.... thats how one can describe the monastery located among the scenic mountains. i enjoyed visiting it.

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Singapore River, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

this monastery can be visited after coming down from the tiger hill... it is an old monastery, with nice temple and free admission...

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

a place where you fill peace everywhere a nice heavenly monastery blessed with lord budhha there followers are so kind

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

very nice place. You would love the small kids and the monks around. Sit peacefully, help the monk by rolling the huge bell drums.

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Buddha statue is very radiant. Early morning visit to this place is recommended. There is a view point if you take stairs a bit beside the monastery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Nice place. First time in my life I went somewhere like this much peaceful. Loved the monks. They were so much full of peace and spirituality. What else can I say? A must visit place. One request, just don't be a bustard taking picture inside where they are trying to have knowledge. I saw too many disgusting Bengal People doing... More 

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

If you believe in Spirituality then this place is for you. the moment you enter here you will feel the effect. the photogenic view of the Pagoda and its surrounding attracts lots of people, please enjoy that.

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Bangkok
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

At first, the Tibetan monastery appeared quite ordinary, a bit run down. Inside the Monastery, a large golden statue ot Maitreya quietly awaits. The facial expression changes by angle, and you would be amazed to compare the photos you have taken yourself with the ones taken by others. That is very ordinary, for any Buddha statue, but this Maitreya is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Nothing great..ask the driver to take you to a bigger monastery.. dont remember the name.. but we saw one on our way.. asked the driver and he said the other monasteries are better than Ghoom.. But they all jus take to Ghoom since its easier and on the way.. Ghoom is quite boring..very small..nothing extraordinary..guess there are mch more beautiful... More 

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Jorhat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The monastery is a quiet place, just besides the bustling traffic offering solace and peace as the statue of Budha presides over you

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