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Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery

Durpin Hill, Kalimpong, India
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Important historical place.A must-visit.Visited on the way back from Sillerygaon to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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impressive monastary

This is an impressive monastary set amidst spectacular hills. However, for me, the small annex... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Grafton, Massachusetts
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“young monks” (5 reviews)
“dalai lama” (4 reviews)
“serene place” (5 reviews)
Durpin Hill, Kalimpong, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Important historical place.A must-visit.Visited on the way back from Sillerygaon to Kalimpong.Beautiful Thangka paintings and murals.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is an impressive monastary set amidst spectacular hills. However, for me, the small annex where you can light candles (made on the premises) was the icing on the cake.

Thank Bp-in-MA-USA
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Good place to spend time . Go around feel the peace . Surrounding view is good.Go to the top and you will really like the view. Must see in kalimpong.

Thank sambhram_g
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Coming to durpin and visiting the buddist monastery is a must for the tourists that come to kalimpong. It's a bit cold as the monastery lies at the peak of the hill but excluding that the view is really awesome from the top floor of...More

Thank Sarwagya Rai U
Reviewed 15 June 2017

exotic location calm and serene Soothing effect ...can spend hours there just meditate......worth a visit

Thank sheetal2588
Reviewed 6 June 2017

After visiting two beautiful monasteries at Ralong, It looks very ordinary. Moreover, a water reservoir located in front of the monastery makes it bizarre looking. The building needs painting. The idols in the monastery are very nice.

Thank saikatkundu600
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Wonderful Monastery with bells and prayer wheels. There are rare Buddhist manuscripts on Tibetology inside.Good view of Kalimpong with Kanchanjunga at the back ground. Excellent view of Teesta & Reang rivers.

Thank Srini52
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lovely views if weather cooperates! Was undergoing repairs to frescoes but still able to see interior. We had a private visit with the Renpoche (abott) which was very wonderful.

Thank tweedieinindia
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is the best of several amazing monasteries in Kalimpong. It also houses some important scriptures and has played host to several important teachers.

Thank justgotours
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Zang Dhok Palri Monastery is atop a hill and gives fantastic all round view of the scenery. This three storied Monastery has Dharma Chakras ( Prayer Wheels ) on all floors. The Temple is adorned by many deities in colorful costumes and walls are full...More

Thank RajKirtani
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