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Druk Thupten Sangag Choling Monastery

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Address: Hill Cart Road | Dali, Darjeeling, India

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Bee hive

This monastery has started to attract tourists on a daily basis. It's like this : 1. Sunrise at Tiger Hill 2. Breakfast at Batasia 3.Followed by a trip to a monastery. This is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anshumanafsa
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Kurseong, India, Asia
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Kurseong, India, Asia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This monastery has started to attract tourists on a daily basis. It's like this : 1. Sunrise at Tiger Hill 2. Breakfast at Batasia 3.Followed by a trip to a monastery. This is what tourists do in the morning. But for us who travel up and down the hill cart road it creates a huge traffic problem. But I guess... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed views of this divine building arriving and departing by car, on foot as we strolled around town, looking out of our Hotel window and from scenic view points and from the comfort of the Toy Train😀

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Thank Peter B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

On the way to darjeeling in a place called Dali is this eye catching monastery by the roadside.It is built on many levels and you have to climb stairs to visit it. the main hall inaugurated by the Dalai Lama is covered with murals and is very impressive. To its right just near the staircse is a small temple where... More 

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Thank Footlooztraveller
Mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is in the Dali area & almost in the city. The place gives panoramic view of the valley. has very good cafe & they serve excellent lemon+ginger tea. enjoy sipping coffee after viewing the

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Thank bhave2006
Toulouse
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Colorful as all temples, it overlooks a side of the hill, it's pretty, the kids are running to prayers, old ladies are climbing the stairs to go pray, it's caml and soothing.

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Thank Elannor88
Indore, India
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

while going to Batasia loop,we saw this from outside. our taxidriver discourraged us by saying that there is nothing interesting to see except school. if one have enough time then can go.

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Thank jyoti345
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

this monastery can be visit after you finish batasia loop seeing.. its by the road to main darjeeling. the monastery terrace looks of architecture is breath taking.. must visit even though you are non buddhist doesn't matter...enjoy talk with monks and listen their story.. (what sect in buddhist they belong). they are always kind to answer your curiosity..

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Thank jollywang69
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Beautiful building from the outside but we couldn't see inside. This may have just been the time of the day.

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Kerala, India
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is a monastery with lot of colours for good Photo opportunity. The wind is very cold at the top. Peaceful location.

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Kurseong, India, Asia
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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This place has recently turned touristy.And they are constantly adding on structures of structures. This looks like a bee hive only instead of bees monks keep coming out of their cubicles. Souvenirs are being sold near the gate with stern looking young monks scrutinising the tourists entering the premises.The monastery hosts a clinic for tibetian medicine. For the average tourist... More 

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