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Ranka Monastery

Lingdum, Gangtok, India
+91 89060 65323
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Beautiful architecture

The architecture and the dark color of the monastery is so clean, yet ornate and warm. you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bengaluru, India
Such a beautiful monastery

It is a big and significant place of Buddhism here in gangtok..very colourful and neat place..gives... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“peaceful place” (35 reviews)
“young monks” (15 reviews)
“golden stupa” (10 reviews)
Lingdum, Gangtok, India
+91 89060 65323

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture and the dark color of the monastery is so clean, yet ornate and warm. you can enjoy a meal here and take photos of the town below.

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a big and significant place of Buddhism here in gangtok..very colourful and neat place..gives you a sense of inner peace !!

Thank dr_bikash_singhania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ranka monastery is a famous monastery of Sikkim.look beautiful and peacefull place.nice to spend some time with family

Thank Im O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really peaceful place and you should take out plenty of time to be here. There is a little uphill walk after car parking but will make you happy to find out Buddhist monks living in a different peaceful world.

Thank LakshayNanda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visit this Monastry instead of Rumtek monestry. Both are same but Rumtek is long walk from parking lot

Thank shantanu1939
Reviewed 11 September 2017

One of the best Monasteries in Sikkim. Great views all around with peaceful surroundings. One can spend entire day here.

Thank Jai0787
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A beautiful, quiet monastery at the hiltop. One should spend some time inside to enjoy the quietness of the nature. It was raining when we went. The mist, the cloud gave it a look of heaven on the earth.

Thank JPPattanaik
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Really a nice place. It has also a restaurant inside this monastery. It is very rushed place. I visited in the afternoon.

Thank sushil k
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The Ranka Monastery was a nice stop, the architecture of the buildings was quite impressive however it was the view from the flag that was the highlight for me. You overlooked the valley with all the colourful houses and flags and lush green fields. Very...More

Thank Elyse C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Situated in the city but still quaint and other worldly once inside the sanctum. You can skip if you are not a big fan or had a large dose of Buddhist monasteries.

Thank Ashish S
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31 May 2017|
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Response from Shruti_daisy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't visit ranka monastery
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Response from debjitsanyal | Reviewed this property |
It is located in Gangtok and about one hour journey by taxi.