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Rumtek Monastery (Nivalink Trip Dated - 13 March 2006)
Rumtek is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery on outskirts of Gangtok. Rumtek is the largest and one of the most significant of all monasteries in Sikkim. Originally built by the 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje in 16th century, Rumtek was rebuild in 1960s to its formal glory.
(Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism)
Gangtok (26 Kms), Rumtek (1 Kms)