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Tharpa Choling Monastery

Off KD Pradhan Rd, Kalimpong, India
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Same Day Kalimpong Full Day Excursion From Darjeeling including Dara Hills
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“dalai lama” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“monk” (3 reviews)
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Off KD Pradhan Rd, Kalimpong, India

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Reviewed December 25, 2017

1) This monastery is near town but still very quaint and peaceful. We were blessed with the guidance from a resident monk who kindly took us inside and showed everything. 2) The prayer hall is not very big but with the same serene atmosphere and...More

Thank Sanjeev M
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Though small, this monastery is really very beautiful. Although near the city, the campus itself is very peaceful. Also, a small but lovely museum showing many Tibetan Buddhist pictures and much more is located in the campus.

Thank Suez1956
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous.Peaceful.Very important museum to be visited.We got a guided tour with the kind support of a resident monk.

Thank echowa
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Reviewed July 8, 2017

All monastaries offer havens of peace. This one seems to hold a special serenity. We heard some older monks reading from ancient books...a privilege for us.

Thank Bp-in-MA-USA
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

Tharpa Choling Monastery is one of the most tranquil experiences you can have at the top of the mountains .although the climb is a bit steep as you move up through the prayer flags, the cool gush of wind flowing across the valley and the...More

Thank Kalyanb700
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is another of the picturesque monasteries Kalimpong has to offer. Not the biggest, but still worth a visit.

Thank justgotours
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Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

This peaceful monastery is full of beautiful pictures and artefacts and is well worth a visit as is the interesting and well documented museum within the grounds.

Thank TrueBrit_10
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Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I went to this monastery on 29th March 2016, The location of the monastery was stunning with fabulous views of the valley, it was closed when I went there, one young monk directed me to see the Museum close by and guided me, Museum is...More

Thank smbegaraaj
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Reviewed March 5, 2016

The monastery is nice to visit, but the museum is very interesting. It shows the lives of Dalai Lama and Rinpoche in Tibet befor, during and after Chinese invasion. So the room of Rinpoche. All very impressive.

Thank Anneliestrip12
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Reviewed January 23, 2016

its quite a walk from the road so be ready. people who have problems will need help. Needs passports to enter!!!! why

Thank dilipvall
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