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Ghoom Monastery in Darjeeling

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Ghoom Monastery

Ghoom Monastery is the popular name of the Sampten Choling Monastery located at 8 kms from Darjeeling at 8,000 ft asl. The monastery built in 19th century follows the Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism.

Darjeeling is a renowned Himalayan destination visited for its tea plantations around it and Himalaya views and Ghoom Monastery is well visited by tourists all round the year.

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