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All reviews calm and quiet place beautiful paintings nice monastery prayer wheels worth a visit nice place view monk monasteries peace temple
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we got there little early - the Gumpha was closed - but once opened, it was all peace and colorful just like any other.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SlyBrownFox
Reviewed March 7, 2019

It is truly a nice monastery in Kalimpong. We noticed beautiful paintings,here and liked specifically on account of being a calm and quiet place.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank asis2015
Reviewed December 1, 2018

We were pleased to discover such a beautiful place with such an extraordibary view. Too bad we didn't go for sunset. Very colorful temple

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helene L
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This was our first visit to any Monastery. We reached early in the morning to this place as we had to reach Gangtok and this was in between. The doors were closed around 9 AM, We requested caretaker (who was monk) who opened the door...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

family tour along with my local friend at kalimpong who took us here and we really enjoyed this fantastic temple.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shajichef
Reviewed August 28, 2018

There are no dearth of monasteries in North Bengal and Sikkim and Thongsha is one of them.Apart from the peace and quiet the view one enjoys is superb.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JharnaS10
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Nice monastery in Kalimpong. Beautiful paintings, calm and quiet place. Cleanliness around the monastery is required. Situated in a very narrow road.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Spent a good half hour at the terrace. What a view!! Loved it. The monastery is simple and quiet. Definitely be worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sushila57
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Deeply moving to see people praying.Extremely beautiful thangka paintings and murals.Gorgeous and quiet.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank echowa
Reviewed April 20, 2017

The highlight of our visit as to see that the monks were playing their musical instruments and were chanting. Beautiful statues and architecture! Hi

Date of experience: April 2017
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April 8, 2015|
Response from Bornav | Reviewed this property |
I had visited at around 10am, the prayer session was going on. However, to see the Kora/Parikrama (Circumambulation), which usually happens in the Bhutanese monasteries, it would be better to visit at 9am. It would be better... More