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Aloobari Gompa Monastery

Tenzing Norgay Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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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 January 7, 2018
Anshumanafsa
,
Kurseong, India, Asia
via mobile
Peaceful

I really like this gompa. There are two main shrine areas, one up and one down. The one on the... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2017
Peregrineri
,
New Delhi, India
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Jan 6, 2018
“Small gompha”
May 3, 2017
“Peaceful”
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Tenzing Norgay Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Reviewed January 7, 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.

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Reviewed May 3, 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.

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Reviewed September 24, 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.

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Reviewed April 30, 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.

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Reviewed April 22, 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
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Reviewed August 31, 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
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Reviewed March 1, 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
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Reviewed December 29, 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
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Reviewed April 6, 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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Reviewed February 19, 2013

I walked there and have to say it was quite fare (about 40min), but also a gorgeous walk passing old trees, small villages and having a wonderful view to the mountains. Once I was there a guy came to open the temple, downstairs was not...More

Thank uishi
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