Rumtek Monastery in Gangtok, Sikkim

Rumtek Monastery is 23kms away from Gangtok town and is surrounded by lush green mountains. The place holds special significance in context of Buddhist religion and is a popular sightseeing spot in Gangtok among tourists. Tourists can experience the traditional designs of Tibetan monasteries as well as the interiors which are covered with murals, frescos, traditional Tibetan architecture, sculptures, and paintings. The beautiful monastery has preserved a golden stupa and many sculptures which belong to the 16th Karmapa. It is a store house of many religious art objects and some of the world's most unique religious scriptures. You can also get amazing view of the main town of Gangtok from the hill and is one of the largest monastery in Sikkim and boasts of one of the finest architectural beauty of the region.

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