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Gyuto Monastery

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Address: Sidbari, Kangra District, Dharamsala 176057, India
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+91 189 223 6154
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Holy blessings here

I traveled here solo from McCleod Ganj by bus to have an audience with His Holiness Karmapa. This is a powerful and holy place to visit, and there is the possibility to meet the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Padma W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I traveled here solo from McCleod Ganj by bus to have an audience with His Holiness Karmapa. This is a powerful and holy place to visit, and there is the possibility to meet the Karmapa, which is an extraordinary blessing. This is a must-visit site when visiting Dharsmsala on pilgrimage. The monks of the temple had one day of holiday... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

The positive vibes one gets inside the monastery cannot be described in words, they can only be experienced. The place is peaceful, clean, you can see monks chanting and you can interact with them too. Some people can also be doing services such as brooming the floors. The views from the monastery are superb. At times you feel jealous of... More 

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Thank Nihal K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Gyuto Monastry is really a very beautiful place, if you are tired than this is perfect place for relax yourself, you will good atmosphere at here, even the people or lama are very nice with outsider, very helpful

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Thank Prithvi Kamal R
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Very calm and peaceful....and very clean.... it was good to see monks chanting... place had a soothing effect.... loved the atmosphere

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Thank Gaurav_Khattar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Just went get blessing from Karmapa lama. Karmapa lama residing as a Gyuto monastery has given a temporary stay at their Temple.

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Thank Passang T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Its nice in here. It was great to see monks chanting, a 1st for me given the fact i have visited so many monastries across ladakh, gangtok, and mcleodganj. The restaurant in side the monastery campus serves both great veg and non veg food which is very cheap. It was the best thukpa i would say. Not many visit this... More 

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Thank kanchan m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The monastery had no other visitors except our small group. The monks had just completed chanting, some were doing outdoor training, and young monks were running about; creating a joyful and lovely atmosphere. The temple is beautiful and was open allowing for a perfect quiet meditation. Because of its location, it seems to be visited less frequently, but its worth... More 

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Thank jeanette o
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This monastery gives a glimpse of Tibetean architecture, culture and learning. The monastery is maintained very well. You can also peep into the class rooms where students are being taught(Subject to the teacher allowing you to do) and it is a wonderful sight to see the little monks learning their lessors in the old traditional way

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Panjim, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Himachal speak about greenery and the Dharmshala speak about Peace, its a very nice, cool and very comfortable place for family visitors, Its a traditional place which speak about culture of Himachal and their loving religion. Carry your own camera and your required gadgets and make sure of don't litter anywhere, keep Himachal clean as it is. about me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is slightly off the main tourist trail and very much a working monastery. The main temple, although recently constructed is a gorgeous example of Tibettan architecture. Don't expect gift shops or tour guides and bring you quiet self to get the most from the visit. There is peace here.

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