Rumtek Monastery

Why?
  • The largest monastery in Gangtok
  • It represents the aspirations and teachings of 16th Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje
  • One of the most important seats of the Kagyu Lineage outside Tibet
  • One of the most magnificent object is the Golden Stupa, Which contains the precious relics of his holiness
  • The residence of a new generation of Kagyu Masters
Location:
  • 24 kms away from Gangtok
Timing
  • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Entrance Fee
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Panorma Restaurant
  • Bambo retreat
  • Tourist Cafeteria
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