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Gyuto Monastery

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Address: Sidbari, Dharamsala 176057, India
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+91 189 223 6154

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This Monastery is in Sidbari, about 2.5 KM from Rakkar, the village where I stayed. It is on the main road - about 50 meters inside through a small road going up. Once you reach... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Monastery is in Sidbari, about 2.5 KM from Rakkar, the village where I stayed. It is on the main road - about 50 meters inside through a small road going up. Once you reach inside, it is BIG, with awesome views as well. You can see the ice-clad mountain peaks from there. It looked like a residential school for... More 

Thank the_tanmoy
Jammu, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical of any well kept religious place this is also a peaceful place thronged by interested visitors i

Thank rachvinod
Pune, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gyuto Monastery is a short distance away from Norbulingka Institute. It is very neat & clean. The main monastery has a beautiful idol of Lord Buddha and architecture is very nice. They also have a meditation hall and you can check in to it to have a peace of mind. Do visit when in Dharamshala.

Thank Abhijeet_Asm
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see place It's the school for Monks and they train there since their childhood. So you'll get to see them all about the place, going on with their work. The highlight is the drop dead gorgeous back drop of the mountain peaks! It's one of the best Buddhist temples and has a huge hall.with a large statue of... More 

Thank Ranjani S
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From kids to the old the monks are here all around... we will have a feel on how they are brought up

Thank Ajithsarma
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Also seems to be known as Karmapa monastery. Silent, peaceful with many monks chanting. Ample parking. Beautiful location, with mountains in the backgound.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice monastery. Very well maintained and it was very nice seeing young lamas studying. Quite impressive!

Thank Sharad K
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Visit to this monastery was altogether a lovely experience starting from the entrance to the main temple site. The back side view is superb. Must Must visit.

Thank 1111asd
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Great Tibetan monastery , beautifully made. We had the fortune of seeing the Karmapa presiding over the Buddhist prayer with hundreds of monks reciting the verses. Beautiful painitings and statues adorn the place and the Dhauladhar range can be seen in the background.

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Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We happened to reach here when a recital from the main priest was happening and there were some 100+ monks listening to him. Was an interesting experience seeing this live. Otherwise also a good place to visit while in Dharamsala.

Thank Nikhil V

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