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Tashiding Monastery is a Buddhist monastery located in the Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism in the Western Sikkim. It is situated on the top of the hills rising between Rathong chu and Rangeet river. Tashiding Monastery is one such place where one can view Mount Kanchenjunga houses Manis or Stone Plates imprinted with sacred Buddhist Mantras. Tashiding Monastery, Sikkim attracts a number of tourists as the reflects the old charm and the scenic snowy backdrop with its attractive architecture.

Top attractions of Tashiding Monastery

Phensang Monastery

The Phensang Monastery is one of the most interesting places to visit nearby Tashiding Monastery. The vibe of this place is simply brilliant to experience. You should definitely visit this place and know how it feels like travelling to a place which is so intensely amazing.

Ranka Monastery

The Ranka Monastery is situated at a distance of around 20 km from Gangtok. The monastery is particularly spread in the vast area with some really great scenic views.

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Phurchachu Hot Springs

The Phurchachu Hot springs is one of the most amazing tourist spots which you can visit with your loved ones. And the cave which is located here is known as the cave of the occult fairies.  This is all the more a reason to visit these amazing springs.

Things to do in Tashiding Monastery

You can go and visit the Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary. Here you will be finding a great variety of wildlife animals.

Visit the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. What is interesting to know about this place is the fact that the foundation stone of this place was laid by the 14th Dalai Lama.

Best time to visit Tashiding Monastery

The monastery is open every day from 7 am to 7 pm. Furthermore, the months of March and May, or either the months from October to Mid-December are the best time to visit Tashiding Monastery.

How to reach Tashiding Monastery?

Tashiding Monastery, India is present in western Sikkim in Tashiding near Pelling that is located around 40 km away from Gyalshing. It is 30 km away from Ravangla and 19 km away from Yuksom. One can explore the old shrines in Sikkim and the holiest Chooedten is also located in Tashiding Monastery.

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