Rumtek Monastery

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  • Address: TsurphuLabrang Pal Karmae Sangha Dhuche, Dharma Chakra Centre,, Sikkim 737135, Gangtok, India
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-3592252254
  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Monastery
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Sikkim is known for its incredibly serene calm and the lovely monasteries engulfed in it. Rumtek Monastery in many ways epitomizes this calm and peace. The Monastery, also known as the Dharmachakra center, is a stunning place to see in Gangtok.

The Rumtek Monastery Buddha figurine, is certainly worth seeing. Set in a lovely golden hue he is a symbol of peace. The lovely colors in which the walls, the pillars and the exterior of the building have been decorated are very pretty. As you walk up to the monastery, the subtle grind of the prayer wheels sets the atmosphere.

It is a monastery and hence a place where these monks live and worship so one needs to be careful and respectful but if you want to observe this part of Gangtok’s culture, the place is a definite must visit.

Rumtek Monastery Travel Tips

  • The Monastery visit is free but people usually leave a small donation since the whole place runs on donations.

Entrance Ticket Details For Rumtek Monastery

  • For locals: 10 INR

How to Reach Rumtek Monastery

  • Do check for Public Transport options when you reach. Most tourists prefer to hire a car which is a lot more convenient in this hilly region.

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  • Rumtek Monastery Address: TsurphuLabrang Pal Karmae Sangha Dhuche, Dharma Chakra Centre,, Sikkim 737135, Gangtok, India
  • Rumtek Monastery Contact Number: +91-3592252254
  • Rumtek Monastery Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Rumtek Monastery Price: 10 INR
  • Best time to visit Rumtek Monastery(preferred time): 08:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Rumtek Monastery: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 43.23% of people who visit Gangtok include Rumtek Monastery in their plan

  • 38.55% of people start their Rumtek Monastery visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Rumtek Monastery

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rumtek Monastery

People normally club together Chorten Monastery and Ropeway Ride while planning their visit to Rumtek Monastery.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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