This monastery is known for its architectural beauty. The interiors of the monastery are decorated with rich frescoes. The ruins of the third capital of Sikkim, Tumlong, are located nearby.
Pal Zurmang Kagyud Monastery
It is located at Lingdum in East Sikkim at a distance of about 20 kms from Gangtok.. This monastery is a must see not only for its religious importance but for exquisite architecture and serene atmosphere too.
One of the best landscapes in the region, the gentle slope stretching from Kabi to Phodong, is the site of this monastery. This old Monastery was built in 1721, It was destroyed by a fire in 1947 and rebuilt in 1948. Under the Nyingmapa Order, The monastery celebrates the annual festival of Chaam on the 28th and 29th day of the tenth month of Tibetan Calendar.
Established in 1961, this is the only monastery of the Sakya Order in Sikkim. It is a Tibetan refugee monastic institution located on a beautiful hill top at a distance of 5 kms from Gangtok town.Get Tour package to Sikkim in lowest price.