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Small gompha

Compared to the other Gomphas this is a small temple. This overlooks the valley below. It has one... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Anshumanafsa
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Kurseong, India, Asia
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beautiful gompa

we walk from chowrasta to aloobari and its beautiful hiking too. we recommend to hike though it... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
jollywang69
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Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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Jan 6, 2018
“Small gompha”
May 23, 2018
“Keeping Wars Away!!”
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Originally called the Yolmowa Mak Dhog Monastry which means keeping wars at a distance it is popularly known as the Aloobari Monastry,Aloobari being the name of the place which is about 3 km from Darjeeling. The bright red and yellow walls and the 2 lions...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Compared to the other Gomphas this is a small temple. This overlooks the valley below. It has one shrine located on the ground floor and an older one on the first floor. Serene and quiet.

Thank Anshumanafsa
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I really like this gompa. There are two main shrine areas, one up and one down. The one on the ground floor has been renovated, but the upstairs one is waiting for funds. It sits in a peaceful location overlooking the valley.

Thank Peregrineri
Reviewed 24 September 2016

It is one of the monasteries in Darjeeling all are different from each other and it is worth to see these monasteries.It is situated in small hamlet and you can reach here by walking.Some part is damaged through earthquake.

Thank rashu23
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I went to monastery before to this place so I was not much interested this place as this was similar to other monastery. If you have ample time then only plan to go to this place.

Thank garhwaliya
Reviewed 22 April 2016

we walk from chowrasta to aloobari and its beautiful hiking too. we recommend to hike though it seems faraway but we enjoy it.. the monastery was under repairing and it was destructed by earthquake couple of years before if i am not wrong.. so their...More

Thank jollywang69
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Made with colourful brics and the stones painted in red and blue colours makes it very picture perfect location. I went here and clicked lot of pictures of Monastery. Lovely place.

Thank Tanwani
Reviewed 1 March 2015

The Monastery is still under construction and thus does not always remain open for visitors to get in. The monastery can be reached by walk of a 45 minutes from Darjeeling Chowrasta. I agree with the other traveler with the fact that I would still...More

Thank Anik_Rahman
Reviewed 29 December 2014

It might sound odd to review a temple that wasn't open when we went to visit but the point I want to make is that the walk to the Aloobari temple is so fantastic that it doesn't matter that the temple wasn't open. Take the...More

2  Thank Koshkha
Reviewed 6 April 2013

One afternoon drove through the dense clouds and narrow hilly roads to this old and not so attractive monastery. One Buddhist monk (lama) at the new Ghoom monastery intimated me that he believes Aloobari monastery is the oldest monastery in this region and not the...More

2  Thank Mukherjee_Anupam
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