Rumtek Monastery in Gangtok

Feel the spirituality surge inside you at the Rumtek Monastery

Feel the spirituality surge inside you at the Rumtek Monastery | Photo credit: Flowcomm/flickr

Rumtek Monastery Overview

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About 25 kilometres east of Gangtok and at an altitude of 5,800 feet is Sikkim’s biggest monastery, the Rumtek Monastery. Built in 1740 and rebuilt in 1979, the monastery features a golden stupa containing the relics of the 16th Karmapa, with several other sacred Buddhist artefacts.

  • Opening Closing Time 9 am to 6 pm

  • Photo Opp

    Don’t forget to get clicked with your friends at this monastery, one of the most beautiful in Gangtok.
  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

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Gangtok, Sikkim