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Ranka Monastery, Gangtok

4.5
#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Gangtok
Nestled within a hilly region, Ranka Monastery exudes peace and serenity. Just an hour's drive from Gangtok, the Tibetan Buddhist monastery lies mostly open to the public. Explore the quiet premises, admire the intricate and imposing buildings, and view the large gold-plated statue of Buddha in the main prayer hall. Strolling the hills and courtyards you can find panoramic viewpoints, observe training sessions, or photograph the attractive setting. Take the guesswork out of planning a Gangtok vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Visited this Monastery in March 27th, 2019. Amazing place. A very peaceful place and colorful. It is such a calm and serene place to visit. About an hour drive from Gangtok. This is a must visit place...  more »
  • Good place to roam around. Less chaotic. Road connecting it is good and devoid of traffic. And should visit.  more »
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  • Pleasant place. The thing you will find there is only peace. You can also find a perfect scenery.
  • Just few km away from Rumtek Monastery , this is also a beautiful one in Gangtok. Don't miss the view from the terrace of the monastery. Amazing painting in front of the monastery.
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