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Ghoom Monastery

Yiga Chholing Monastery

Ghoom Monastery, also known as Yiga Chholing Monastery, is situated at Ghoom, about 6 km south of Darjeeling, in West Bengal. It is one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling. It enshrines a 15 ft high image of Maitreya Buddha.

Observatory Hill, Tiger Hill, Dhirdham Temple and Bengal Natural History Museum are other major tourist places situated nearby.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Darjeeling
Location: Ghoom    


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