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Address: Nr. CR Das Rd, Darjeeling 734101, India
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"nice view"

one of very good monastery in Darjeeling. just the few minute distance in Darjeeling mall. It is very small monastery but outside inside look is excellent.

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

one of very good monastery in Darjeeling. just the few minute distance in Darjeeling mall. It is very small monastery but outside inside look is excellent.

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Ghaziabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Dedicated to Buddha, there are a lot of idols and carvings of Buddha kept in the gompa. Absolute serene and peaceful place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We decided to walk from the Chowrasta to Bhutia Busty Monastery. Being hilly terrain, it wasnt easy but we enjoyed the walk around the tiny hamlets . This monastery is beautiful. It was locked but they opened it for us. Buddhist monasteries are very peaceful. It resembled the monasteries of Bhutan with lovely paintings. The prayer flags on the way,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Very beautiful temple that points the way to the true gem of Darjeeling, namely the Tibetan refugee craft centre. There you can see (and buy) all types of textile crafts hand made and from vegetable dyed yarns. Truly impressive.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It is a nice little Gompa located near Bhutia Basti or Bhutanese Colony. The road to the gompa is very steep but once you are up there, you get a meditating view of the valley. It is so serene and peaceful to look at the resting valleys downhill. There are lovely paintings in the Gopma which deserves a close look.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

It is worth strolling down the hill to this Monastery in Darjeeling. At first it was locked when we arrived, but the monks were very happy to open it for us. It is a beautiful, peaceful place to meditate.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The Monastery is poorly signposted and a long way downhill from the town with no warning about closing times. Its fairly small. Looked interesting but we couldn't tell as it was locked up and there was no-one around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Old gompa--- worth visiting for the paintings and history. A short walk from the mall/square and easy to get to.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Nothing much to write, but as a tourist, you must visit few of the many monasteries in and around Darjeeling. They have their own spirituality.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

May 7-9, 2013 This is a point shown on way back from Tiger Hill. A small monastery and nothing very interesting there. I have read other people's comments, who enjoyed the walk till there, which we did not do. So, if you are visiting by car, then it is just a 10 minutes stop to quickly see the place. Not... More 

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