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Enchey Monastery, Gangtok

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#3 of 8 in Historic Sites in Gangtok
Visit Enchey Monastery, a peaceful Buddhist monastery built on the spot where legendary flying Lama Drupthob Karpo built his hermitage. Believed to hold the protective spirits of deities Khangchendzonga and Yabdean, the monastery holds deep religious significance in the area. Admire the richly decorated prayer hall and exterior structure, and listen to the colorful prayer flags fluttering in the wind. Look out for the vibrant Cham dance festival held twice a year in January and February. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gangtok trip simple and quick.
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  • By sheer chance, we visited on the day of the annual Detor Cham, a colourful masked and costumed dance festival. Absolutely amazing and we feel very privileged to have witnessed this ancient...  more »
  • Enchey Monastery is supposed to be the first formal monastery of Gangtok and supposed to have been place even before the capital of Chogyals moved from Yuksom to Gangtok. In fact the city of Gangtok.....  more »
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  • Nice place to being there good and well maintain. Must visit this place. Though it was unders renovation during my trip but now i feel its could be best part of your trip if you visit.
  • Enchey monastery is located in Gangtok. The Monastery is famous for the Buddhist sect. Its a rare experience for us to see and study the Buddhist rituals, prayer wheels and chants. Go with a divine feel in your mind and enjoy the surroundings. The Monastery is a must place in the itinerary of Gangtok city tour. Go and see this. I loved it.
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