About Zang Dhok Palri Phodang

Zang Dhok Palri Phodang is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Kalimpong in West Bengal, India. The monastery is located atop Durpin Hill, one of the two hills of the town. It was consecrated in 1976 by the visiting Dalai Lama. Consecrated in 1976 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this largest monastery of Kalimpong houses the rare Kangyur text in 108 volumes which he brought from Tibet. The monastery is quite popular for its three-dimensional appearance, majestic architecture and beautiful paintings. Perched at 1372 m on the peak of Durpin Hill, Zang Dhok Palri Phodang is also a wonderful place to enjoy spectacular views of the town and the surrounding forest with rich flora and fauna. If you are there on a clear day, spend time enjoying the beautiful sight of Mt Kanchenjunga.

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Timings 05:30 AM - 05:30 AM

Visit Duration: 90 Minutes

Address: Chandraloke, Kalimpong, West Bengal 734301, India


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