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Address: Yuksam, India

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Old Monastery with some earthquake damage

This is definitely worth the walk up to the hill above Yuksom. It take about 40 minutes of walking uphill through a beautiful forest. Orchids grow on the trees, lots of birds, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely worth the walk up to the hill above Yuksom. It take about 40 minutes of walking uphill through a beautiful forest. Orchids grow on the trees, lots of birds, and views across the hills.

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Gangtok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

It is said to be one of most important monastery in Sikkim. It is located a top hill. It contains important relics and book of a period of Buddhism in sikkim. It is famous for annual bhum Chu festival. Holy water is distributed to pilgrims and queue are really long. U can stay at Yatri Niwas to attend the festival.

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Thank Rabi Narayan S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Interesting place with great relaxing park surrounded. Nearby Yuksam, the historic place were the kings met.

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Thank Sven B
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

We had enough time to just visit one monastery in Sikkim and decided to visit Tashiding.....the best choice I think. We had read about this online and hence knew some of the stories associated with this monastery. The drive was a difficult one and our driver just dropped us at the bottom without accompanying us. We climbed the steps amidst... More 

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Thank SarangChandra
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 November 2015

A small yet nice Monastery - it take just 10 mins to reach this place from Rinchenpong by a car/jeep. You can stay in this area - there is a small guest house.

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Thank KaustuvTraveller
Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This complex offers everything what a Buddhist interested person wants. Take a little time there, you will love it!!!

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Thank Zwillingsseele
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

I think, this monastery is most interesting in region nearby Pelling. Monastery have big bell and small park of interesting stupas and many dogs)

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Thank Papayaved
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

I visited Tashiding Monastery when I did Goechala Trek with Renok Adventures last year. Visiting any monastery is unique experience in itself but visit it when I went on a trek for Goechala with Renok Adventures it was great. I like the Rohan's personal attention to every trek detail...they are best trek organizer for goechala trek.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

One can drive almost to the monastery now, the road of some 2 kms is almost ready but motorable (Feb 2015). Off-the-beten-track .. Peaceful .. prayer flags, and awesome bell amidst chortens, tie prayer flags in the forest, sit in silence. Gangtok - Barfung Retreat - Tashiding - Yuksom - Khecheopalri Lake - give Pelling a Miss if you can... More 

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Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

The tashiding Monastery is a Buddhist monastery of the Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism in Western Sikkim It is located on top of the hill 1 kilometres above the man road need to walk about more then 100staps and beautiful stupa around monastery the Tashiding Monastery (Gompa), which is the most sacred and holiest monasteries in Sikkim. And I will... More 

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