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Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery

Durpin Hill, Kalimpong, India
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calm, above all else

as with most monasteries, this gumpa is quiet and serene... placed high up on Hill Top which over... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
K1081P
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Mumbai, India
Amazing

This is a very beautiful monastery and the location of this in place is also so good.A must visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
yojanaredd
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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“young monks” (5 reviews)
“dalai lama” (4 reviews)
“serene place” (5 reviews)
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Durpin Hill, Kalimpong, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

as with most monasteries, this gumpa is quiet and serene... placed high up on Hill Top which over looks Kalimpong town. it is located within an army camp but there is free access to the gumpa for civilians. one can take a cab from town...More

Thank K1081P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very beautiful monastery and the location of this in place is also so good.A must visit the place to on the way to kalimpong.

Thank yojanaredd
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Important historical place.A must-visit.Visited on the way back from Sillerygaon to Kalimpong.Beautiful Thangka paintings and murals.

Thank paramita d
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is an impressive monastary set amidst spectacular hills. However, for me, the small annex where you can light candles (made on the premises) was the icing on the cake.

Thank Bp-in-MA-USA
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Good place to spend time . Go around feel the peace . Surrounding view is good.Go to the top and you will really like the view. Must see in kalimpong.

Thank sambhram_g
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Coming to durpin and visiting the buddist monastery is a must for the tourists that come to kalimpong. It's a bit cold as the monastery lies at the peak of the hill but excluding that the view is really awesome from the top floor of...More

Thank Sarwagya Rai U
Reviewed 15 June 2017

exotic location calm and serene Soothing effect ...can spend hours there just meditate......worth a visit

Thank sheetal2588
Reviewed 6 June 2017

After visiting two beautiful monasteries at Ralong, It looks very ordinary. Moreover, a water reservoir located in front of the monastery makes it bizarre looking. The building needs painting. The idols in the monastery are very nice.

Thank saikatkundu600
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Wonderful Monastery with bells and prayer wheels. There are rare Buddhist manuscripts on Tibetology inside.Good view of Kalimpong with Kanchanjunga at the back ground. Excellent view of Teesta & Reang rivers.

Thank Srini52
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lovely views if weather cooperates! Was undergoing repairs to frescoes but still able to see interior. We had a private visit with the Renpoche (abott) which was very wonderful.

Thank tweedieinindia
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