search
Plan A Trip
SEE PACKAGES
enquire now
chevron_left
chevron_right
Ghoom Monastery In Lepchajagat Trip Packages

Ghoom Monastery In Lepchajagat

star 5 (81 Ratings)
contact agent
enquire now

About Ghoom Monastery In Lepchajagat

The Yiga Choeling Monastery popularly known as Ghoom Monastery was established in 1850. Located on hill top at 8000 feet and 7 kms from Lepchajagat, the Ghoom Maonastery is famous for its paintings and 15-feet high statue of the Maitreya Buddha. The monastery also commands a panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjungha.

The Monastery belongs to the Yellow Hat sect also known as the Gelupka. One of the key attractions inside the monastery is the 15-foot model of the Lord Buddha which is known as The Maitreya Buddha or the Gyalwa Shampa which means the Buddha of the future or the Coming Buddha. This is one of the biggest and oldest statues of Buddha in Darjeeling area. This statue was created with clay that was all brought from Tibet. In front of the Buddha's statue there are two huge oil lamps that keep burning all the time and all through the year.

enquire now
show more expand_more

Lepcha Jagat Tour Packages

chevron_left
chevron_right

Download Travel Checklist for Ghoom Monastery In Lepchajagat

Ghoom Monastery In Lepchajagat Rating & Reviews

star
5/5
Excellent
(81 Ratings )
Excellent
81
Very Good
0
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0

People Also Visit

chevron_left
chevron_right
location_on West Bengal, India

Sandakphu

star 5.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Sikkim, India

Changu Lake

star 5.0
Enquiry Now

Similar Activities in West Bengal

chevron_left
chevron_right
location_on West Bengal, India

Damsang Fort

star 5.0
Enquiry Now

Similar Activities in India

chevron_left
chevron_right
location_on Uttar Pradesh, India

Taj Mahal

star 4.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Karnataka, India

Bhadra Dam

star 5.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Jammu And Kashmir, India

Vaishno Devi

star 5.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Uttar Pradesh, India

Prem Mandir

star 4.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Jharkhand, India

Baba Dham

star 5.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Sikkim, India

Silk Route

star 5.0
Enquiry Now

Similar Activities Outside India

chevron_left
chevron_right
location_on Eastern Region, Nepal

Kali Mandir

star 5.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Eastern Region, Nepal

Dharan

star 5.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Chhukha, Bhutan

Bhutan Gate

star 5.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Eastern Region, Nepal

Haat Bazaar

star 5.0
Enquiry Now
location_on Eastern Region, Nepal

Basantapur

star 5.0
Enquiry Now

Share