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Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

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South of Gangtok Centre, Gangtok 737101, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing place to learn about Lord Budha, they have painting and idols dating way back. you can read and learn about Budha's birth and his life all through painting and their description. They do not allow photography inside the Institute just experience the statues...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NitinDara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Namgyal Institute of Tibetology has several artefacts, tapestries, paintings and idols about Buddhism and Tibetan history. The Institute is exactly as advertised in the photos. The entire collection is in a single room, so you can cover the entire collection by just moving in a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This is a place I would not recommend for every tourist visiting Gangtok. The reason being this is a Buddhist / Tibetan museum and learning centre which showcases the history and culture of Tibet and the branch of Buddhism that is propagated by the current...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Abhimanyu S
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

This is a museum with oil paintings, manuscripts, utensils, few weapons. Photography is not allowed. The entry is ₹20 for adults, outside the building there is a small garden. Overall a good place if you are interested in history

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mrinmoypaul
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Keep ample time if you want to truly cherish your visit. Museum , books, literature, prayer wheels, prayers, chantings, chortens, flags, statues , thankas , the traditioonal architecture , it all takes time to assimilate. And if you happen to be there at the right...More

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

Here ancient tibetan literature & other antique items are very well preserved. Its very beautiful museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

If you are going for the Rope way , this institute is just adjacent to the rope way . you will find the do -drul Chorten Monstary inside along with the facts of Tibet Monastry . The monastry inside is a very cruical and important...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank virug7
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Established in 1958 this Institute has a huge collection of Tibetan literature on its culture, history, religion and art. The staff is nice and very helpful .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JharnaS10
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Namgyal Institute of Tibetology is an important Tibetan institute that promotes and carries on researches in the field of Tibetan language, art, religion and its culture. Its building boasts of traditional Tibetan architecture amidst lush greenery, which is a striking sight for the visitors. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KRISHANU-naturelover
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This place has a lot of manuscripts, pictures, stories, praying equipment and what not. One should take some off, and visit this place and read various information which are documented in different form relating to Tibetan culture.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from puchka | Reviewed this property |
just a ten to fifteen minutes drive uphill from Gangtok.