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Aloobari Gompa Monastery

Tenzing Norgay Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Peaceful

I really like this gompa. There are two main shrine areas, one up and one down. The one on the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Peregrineri
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New Delhi, India
Monastry

It is one of the monasteries in Darjeeling all are different from each other and it is worth to see... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
rashu23
,
Ghaziabad, India
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
3 May 2017
“Peaceful”
24 Sep 2016
“Monastry”
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Tenzing Norgay Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

I really like this gompa. There are two main shrine areas, one up and one down. The one on the ground floor has been renovated, but the upstairs one is waiting for funds. It sits in a peaceful location overlooking the valley.

Thank Peregrineri
Reviewed 24 September 2016

It is one of the monasteries in Darjeeling all are different from each other and it is worth to see these monasteries.It is situated in small hamlet and you can reach here by walking.Some part is damaged through earthquake.

Thank rashu23
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I went to monastery before to this place so I was not much interested this place as this was similar to other monastery. If you have ample time then only plan to go to this place.

Thank garhwaliya
Reviewed 22 April 2016

we walk from chowrasta to aloobari and its beautiful hiking too. we recommend to hike though it seems faraway but we enjoy it.. the monastery was under repairing and it was destructed by earthquake couple of years before if i am not wrong.. so their...More

Thank jollywang69
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Made with colourful brics and the stones painted in red and blue colours makes it very picture perfect location. I went here and clicked lot of pictures of Monastery. Lovely place.

Thank Tanwani
Reviewed 1 March 2015

The Monastery is still under construction and thus does not always remain open for visitors to get in. The monastery can be reached by walk of a 45 minutes from Darjeeling Chowrasta. I agree with the other traveler with the fact that I would still...More

Thank Anik_Rahman
Reviewed 29 December 2014

It might sound odd to review a temple that wasn't open when we went to visit but the point I want to make is that the walk to the Aloobari temple is so fantastic that it doesn't matter that the temple wasn't open. Take the...More

2  Thank Koshkha
Reviewed 6 April 2013

One afternoon drove through the dense clouds and narrow hilly roads to this old and not so attractive monastery. One Buddhist monk (lama) at the new Ghoom monastery intimated me that he believes Aloobari monastery is the oldest monastery in this region and not the...More

2  Thank Mukherjee_Anupam
Reviewed 19 February 2013

I walked there and have to say it was quite fare (about 40min), but also a gorgeous walk passing old trees, small villages and having a wonderful view to the mountains. Once I was there a guy came to open the temple, downstairs was not...More

Thank uishi
Reviewed 12 February 2013

The monastery come while coming back from Tiger Hills...in morning u can see locals putting up stalls outside it...when u enter the monastery, one can feel how old it is...it has a historic relevance...lots of colours are used to decorate it... its nt maintained properly...More

1  Thank shikhapassyduggal
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