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Address: | West District, Yuksam 737113, India
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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A beautiful old monastery with a lovely walk

Requires a longer walk to reach this 300 year old monastery. Out side of Yuksam town but easy to walk to. The uphill climb is through the village then forest. There are so many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Requires a longer walk to reach this 300 year old monastery. Out side of Yuksam town but easy to walk to. The uphill climb is through the village then forest. There are so many orchids and birds to look for. Best time to go is early morning. Rain makes it more difficult. After walking to Dubdi then circle around to... More 

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Sikkim, India
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

One of the Oldest monastery In Sikkim located near Yuksom, West Sikkim which was established in 1701

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Gangtok
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Yuksom monastery or hermit cell are other names for it. U have to walk almost an hour up to reach. It is one of oldest monastery of Sikkim. U can pray and relax and enjoy the surrounding from monastery. Visit the monastery when u are Yuksom.

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Thank Rabi Narayan S
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had enough time to just visit one monastery in Sikkim and decided to visit Tashiding.....the best choice I think after we trek from Gechala our trip arrange by Ashmita Trek and Tours Darjeeling.Luckily couple of Buddhist monk were also around and we followed.....sat for sometime and experienced the lovely breeze and sounds.

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Thank davidpeter394
Hod HaSharon, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Very nice and quite place to visit. Sitting in its garden is a great relaxation. Take off your shoes before getting into the building.

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Thank Eithan S
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

From Yuksom, it takes around an hour , if you walk leisurely , to reach Dubdi monastery.. The entire route is well defined stair, although broken in some part.. The trekking route starts from Limboo Home stay and goes up.. please keep couple of hours in your hand, as you may like to spend at least an hour at the... More 

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Thank JAIDEEP_BANERJEE
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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Very much old monastery... View is too good. Lot of greenery around . Kanchenjunga view is incredibly awesome.... Walkable distance from Yuksom bazar... One must go and visit this place .. We were very much delighted to visit this place.. Far away from vehicles city and any noise .. Water from direct nature was really sweet :)

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Thank Chandrika B
Chandigarh, India
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

The history about it being the oldest monastery aside, it is a lovely walk from Yuksom to Dubdi. The 1.5 KMs of trail will give you a rich flavor of local flora. The walk is a bit steep at places, but nowhere close to dangerous. The local kids take about 20 mins for it, while a tourist will take about... More 

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Thank RM2099
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

Dubdi Monastery aka Yuksom Monastery is about two and half km from the Yuksam market. It's established in 1701 and the oldest monastery in Sikkim. From market visitors can trek this monastery. Two trekking paths are there. One is straight from market (pass in front of the health centre, very much slope), other is a little more lengthy. Although one... More 

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Thank SoumyadipM
Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

The Dubdi Monastery, occasionally called Yuksom Monastery is a Buddhist monastery of the Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism near avoe 3km from Yuksom, it was also known as the Hermit's Cell after its ascetic founder Lhatsun Namkha Jigme, who along with two other lamas from Tibet met at Norbugang near Yuksom, and the Monastery has an elaborately painted interior area.... More 

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