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“Must visit in Gangtok..” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ranka Monastery

Ranka Monastery
Lingdum, Gangtok, India
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Ranked #3 of 34 Attractions in Gangtok
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Vadodara, India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Must visit in Gangtok..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

had a better time here than the better known rumtek monastary..
the place has lesser visitors so you can view it at a more relaxed pace..
also the curio store there is very reasonably priced and some of the things were in fact cheaper than in gangtok city. also the owner is a pleasant person eager to help.

Visited February 2013
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“Heaveny feel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Away from daily huzzle buzzle life, a calm surroundings, young monks who live meaningful life in this materlistic world. Century old budha , the prayers. You will never forget this place in your life. What we are loosing in daily life, you feel in that atmosphere.

Visited February 2012
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Calcutta - Kolkata
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“With The Monks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Just 45 minutes drive from Gangtok, the Ranka monastry is a good visit if you like to see Buddhist monasteries. Constructed in the traditional Himalayan Buddhist tradition, there are many intricate wood carvings to see.

Visited January 2013
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New Delhi, India
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“Great to visit Buddhist monasteries”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Beautifull Monasteries. Though I dont have any knowledge of Buddhism still we prayed there and had few snaps in local uniform. Should visit to see the culture around Sikkim.

Visited November 2012
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Aurangabad, India
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“Peaceful location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

This is peaceful location. I was in state of tranquility, it was like quality of the place. The construction and campus is nicely maintained. It is worth visiting, if you are in Gangtok.

Visited December 2012
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