Sikkim is one of the most popular tourist destination of North East India and dotted with more 200 Buddhist monasteries. Most popular Buddhist Monasteries in Sikkim includes Rumtek Monastery,Tashiding Monastery,Pemayangtse Monastery and Enchey Monastery.
Rumtek Monastery is one of the largest and most important monasteries in Asia,located near the capital city of Gangtok. It is the best example of Tibetan architecture in India.
Tashiding Monastery is the most beautiful Monasteryof North East India, located on top of the hill rising between the Rathong chu and the Rangeet River. The Monastery is part of part of Buddhist religious pilgrimage circuit in Sikkim.
Enchey Monastery is one of the ancient religious site of the Buddhists in the state of Sikkim, built around the then small hamlet of Gangtok. The monastery has a large collection of masks and Cham dance festival celebrate here every year.
Pemayangtse Monastery is located on a hill top near Pelling and one of the premier monasteries of Sikkim. The monastery is situated at an elevation of 2085m and offers magnificent panoramic view of the Himalayan snow-capped mountains and Kanchenjunga summit.
Dubdi Monastery is also called as Yuksom Monastery, located in the Geyzing subdivision. Yuksom Monastery is the oldest monastery in Sikkim and closely linked to the founding of the State.
Ralang Monastery is located near the famous toruist destination of Ravangla,in the southern portion of Sikkim. This fascinating old monastery is acclaimed to be the biggest monastery of Sikkim.
Sanga Choeling Monastery is located on a hill top near town of Pelling and part of a religious and heritage Buddhist circuit tour. It is one of the oldest monasteries in the North East state of Sikkim.