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Worth the visit !

We walked all the way to the monastery from our hotel in lower Pelling and it was totally worth it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bengaluru, India

Such a beautiful and peaceful Monastery. We went there after having our lunch. Fortunately the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Ron J
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Opposite Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked all the way to the monastery from our hotel in lower Pelling and it was totally worth it. it's almost an hours walk, but we felt we all needed some exercise after being on the road for too long. The monastery has really...More

Thank joebbyvith
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Such a beautiful and peaceful Monastery. We went there after having our lunch. Fortunately the weather was too good that day and it was all sunny... The Kanchenjunga was clearly visible. The Monastery is on top of a hill and I personally loved the pleasant...More

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Sangacholing Monastery is a 20~30min drive from Pemayangtse Monastery over twisting turning narrow mountain roads. From the parking area, a steep climb over steps & slopes, with supportive railing, for 250~300ft leads to the Monastery. This is a very compact Monastery marked by calm silence,...More

Thank S_Venkatesh
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The Monastery is one of the oldest in this part of the world. Beautiful surroundings . worth a visit.

Thank MayaMukund
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Here's a TOP TIP when walking up to this place (and down) there is a short cut on the left of the road that runs up alongside the water pipes, look out for them as you 'ascend'. The Monastery itself is very small and chances...More

Thank Pinheadplanet
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Its the oldest monastery in Sikkim - nice chortheng (stupas) and flags there though the main monastery building itself was closed when we went there.

Thank Amit_Mittal66
Reviewed 5 February 2018

beautiful monastery to visit in the heart of pelling town.. you will have to trek for around 40mins to reach this place but its worth it..u will not regret it.. i would recommend this place to everyone..

Thank ankurkandoi
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Full of tranquility this divine little monastery on top of the hill, lovely buildings full of ambience🌺 You can walk from Pelling.

Thank Joanna A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

very nice location. very calm and quite for meditation and l very much like this place. in future I want to spare 3 days here

Thank ParthaR64
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This beautiful and tranquil monastery is located at the top of a steep hill about 40 minutes walk out of Pelling. The road is steep and rough, so very few tourist vehicles make it there, and life continues as it should without the constant interruption...More

Thank JoshuaYowl
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