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Ghoom Monastery

Ghum, Darjeeling, India
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Ghum, Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good to visit if travelling by. Good to see this famous place though some may not find it very interesting

Thank sureshmn4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place. I have visited this place at morning and its good. The scenic beauty is well appraised and we enjoyed it.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated near Ghoom railway station, Yiga Choeling Monastery or the Ghoom Monastery. There is big statue of Lord Buddha. It's a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Darjeeling

Thank dhyan400
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful exterior and one is not allowed to visit the interior. Nice view. One may sit and enjoy the view

Thank Isha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved the colourful doors and windows of the monastery. The adult monks were busy with their daily lives the little ones were gleefully playing. This place is close to the Batasia Loop and from the main city of Darjeeling, hence it can be...More

Thank TaniaMukherjee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a nice peaceful feel to it. I had never been to a monastery before so this experience was special for me and my family. It's not a well maintained place but the temple has a divine feel to it.

Thank YogitaKaushik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I felt sad for the child-monk watching the crowd in the sanctuary as nobody was respecting any rules; people were taking pictures (while there is a sign clearly asking not to), they were speaking, they were turning anti-clockwise while you are supposed to turn only...More

Thank BananaLu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to take the site seeing tours to visit this. It is very near to the main town. Inside of the monastery is full of grandeur.

Thank SGHOSH1170
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice ambience as usual like any monastery, toy-trains passing-by can give you pleasant surprise alongwith noise & smoke, small hawkers sell items at fair price at per the darjeeling mall, a dirty tea-snacks corner inside.

Thank piyapuro
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

A Buddhist monastery linked to an old saint. You feel rejuvenated when you enter and pray. The place lacks basic amenities like toilet etc.

Thank Srinivasan I
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Is this place re-opened after renovation?
2 October 2016|
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Response from Royadip | Reviewed this property |
Visited in May and it was O.K
Will travelling to this place suitable for senior citizens?
2 October 2016|
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Response from Alpesh S | Reviewed this property |
ya its ok for seniors but not ok for heart patient.or any type of lungs dieses....