Most Popular Monasteries in North East India

The North East Part of India is blessed by several important and majestic monasteries which are truly a great delight to visit. The experience of visiting these monasteries is a wonderful one and can make memories which would be cherished forever. The following are some of the most popular monasteries in North East India.

Rumtek Monastery
Rumtek Monastery

1. Rumtek Monastery: The stunning Rumtek Monastery with its superb architecture and rich history is definitely a must on any guest’s list of places to visit in and around Gangtok.

2. Phodong Monastery: The Phodong Monastery located in the outskirts of Gangtok belongs to the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism and also dates back to the early 18th century.

3. Ghoom Monastery: Ghoom Monastery is truly one of the most memorable places to visit in and around Darjeeling.

4. Zang Dhok Palri Monastery: Zang Dhok Palri Monastery in Kalimpong is quite a captivating Tibetan monastery which has in its confines very rare Buddhist manuscripts and offers some wonderful mountain views.

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