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Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Sikkim

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Standing at 1500 m (4921 ft) above sea level, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim remains a spiritual and cultural highpoint shrouded with mystery. Built in the 16th century, the monastery exudes a sense of antiquity, while the colorful and highly ornate architecture enchants at every turn. See the 4 m (13 ft) high golden stupa, bejeweled with ancient turquoise and coral, and decorated with filigree and metalwork. Feel the peaceful energy wrapping around your body, mind, and soul as you make a wish at the prayer wheels. While at the monastery, visit the Nallanda institute, a college for Buddhist monks. With our online itinerary creator, Sikkim attractions like Rumtek Monastery Sikkim can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Had a big must in my bucket list to go to the Rumtek Monastery - but was highly disappointed, by the lack of any energy at this one of the most eagerly looked up to place of worship and spiritual ener...  more »
  • it is situated 24 km from Gangtok and is the most sacred monasteries in Buddhism. it was a very religious place and got a peace of mind there.  more »
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