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Pemayangtse Monastery, Sikkim

One of the oldest monasteries in the state, Pemayangtse Monastery provides a glimpse into the life of ta-tshang--"monks of pure Tibetan lineage." Colorful paintings and sculptures decorate the walls and halls of this three-storey structure--the top floor houses an intricate seven-tiered wooden model of the universe that took his creator, Dungzin Rimpoche, five years to complete. Arrange to visit Pemayangtse Monastery and other attractions in Sikkim using our Sikkim travel route builder website .
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  • One shall find various historical materials related to Buddhism. A huge collection of scripts and also a fine work of architecture worth witnessing. To our surprise we even experienced a little snow f...  more »
  • Pemayantsze Monastery was founded at the end of the 17th century. The monastery is decorated with impressive paintings on Buddhist themes and statues of Buddhist deities. In former times, the main lam...  more »
  • A nice and old Monastery. Well Maintained in a 3 storied building. Different from other monasteries as it does not have modern feel.There are lots of ancient dress and other materials maintained like a museum
  • Beautiful, great place to visit. Tourist should not miss.
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