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Best time to visit is while they conduct prayers

We reached Ranka Monastery around 12:30 PM at sharp 13:00 The prayers started and both junior and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cookloveeat
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Singapore
Go for this one and let go Rumtek Monastery

Its a very nice silent serene place to be. Our lady driver was smart enough to ask us to go this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tinakamdarr7
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reached Ranka Monastery around 12:30 PM at sharp 13:00 The prayers started and both junior and senior Monks started gathering in the main hall. They started chanting prayers. While we could not understand the language or the prose they were chanting it was soothing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a very nice silent serene place to be. Our lady driver was smart enough to ask us to go this monastery and not the farther one as the roads to the other monastery are all dug up hence cars are forever stuck there I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Sikkim as a state is filled with monasteries because of the influence of Tibetan Buddhists as well as their influx from across the border. Ranka Monastery is one of the best monasteries in the state. It has a grandiose front view which unlike most other...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Visited on a day when there was some ceremony going on. Lots of locals and tourists. The entrance has a big courtyard and monastery is situated a floor above. On either side were residence and school for monks and small canteen, washroom and a terrace...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Just breath taking with holding a good historical monuments and artifacts or inventory feel lome blessed really qould recomended and like to visit again

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

very serene and holy place. Located on the mountain opposite to gangtok, it's a beautiful monastery. You can offer khadas and any food item if you wish to

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Its very well maintained Monastery and very peaceful place. Spectacular view of Gangtok city can be seen from here.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Lots to see here. A typical Monastery of course with all the usual features. This was quite a busy Monastery. Make sure you go to the top of the building ....

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Long way from Gangtok city, Beautiful and silent. Can see beautiful mountain scape, birds and flowers. Pray Lord buddha. Need to show id proff at the entrance gate.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Yes... go for it .... short bumpy drive though. This is a newer version of Rumtek monastery. The 236 prayer wheel at the front of the building were great to turn , near the parking lot the Souvenir outlet is reasonably priced ... while at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Vrinda k
19 September 2018|
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Response from Sandeep57 | Reviewed this property |
Till 6 pm
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sarikaj58
31 August 2018|
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Response from S_Venkatesh | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Car parking is inside Ranga Monastery premises. Car can go upto steps. About 15~20 steps, with hand railings for support, lead to the entrance of quadrangle of Ranka Monastery. After crossing quadrangle, another 10~15... More
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Rivu R
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