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Address: Darjeeling District | Darjeeling District, Lava, India

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Good view from monastery

An awesome monastery with an outstanding view from it... You are bound to get peace and serenity from here.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tanya R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An awesome monastery with an outstanding view from it... You are bound to get peace and serenity from here.

Thank Tanya R
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

One of the most beautiful Monastery I visited. And with deep blue sky above the monastery was looking more colorful and so vibrant.

Thank Traveller_Ambar
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful monastery... calm and serene... with huge statues of Lord Buddha. The riot of colours within the room where the statue of Buddha is located will mesmerise you. Immaculate clean and beautiful place to spend sometime in peace.

Thank Kaustav D
Kolkata, India
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68 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Visited the place thrice in last 10 years. Now the surroundings have become congested. Still you will like the place when you will reach the top. A really peaceful place in the mid of mountains. Please enjoy the pictures.

Thank tty70
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This Monastery is a must visit when you are visiting Lava. Try to visit in the early Morning [By 6-30 - 7-00 am]. You will see the young Lamas chanting morning prayer under the beams of rising sun. It is a charming sight and you will never forget for sure.

Thank Subhro2013
Kolkata, India
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36 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Monastery is at the end of the LAVA on the LAVA siliguri road. 7 KM from Rishop. It is simple Monastery with great views of the valley. it has school for Tibetan teaching with a quite a big hostel for students.

Thank SauravNag
Lucerne, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The village of Lava is a short bus ride up the hill from Kalimpong and well worth the trip! The town is very cleanly, the monastery had recycling bins! The only place I personally saw in India with them. People are very kind and helpful and I didn't even have to bargain they were fair and honest with their prices.... More 

Thank Pluto_Child
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Tibet just opposite the monastery so I enjoyed it's beauty from the very beginning and end of our stay in Lava.....I had a binocular so I could even see very little details of the monastery sitting in the hotel balcony....this monastery opens up very early in the morning....and it's better to go early because you can... More 

Thank Raunak C
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Simply excellent, peaceful, elegant, mesmeraizing place. At sunset time.. It is simply awsome place. Made me very emotional

Thank SM201607
Kolkata, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Lovely soothing atmosphere . The view was also great as the hills are just behind the monastery .The area is big with all kinds of facilities for the monks

Thank abs515

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