Thongsa Gompa in Darjeeling

Thongsa Gompa Overview

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There cannot be a better way to find peace of mind than meditation, and Thongsa Gompa (also known as Bhutanese Monastery) is the perfect place to meditate and find inner peace. Founded in the year 1692, it is counted amongst the oldest monasteries in the Kalimpong region.

The building that stands today is the renovated structure of the original, which was destroyed by Sikkim Gurkhas. It is believed that this gompa was constructed under the guidance of the king of Bhutan.

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    While visiting Thongsa Gompa, don’t miss the opportunity to click pictures with the beautiful monastery in the backdrop.

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Kalimpong, Darjeeling, 734301, West Bengal