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Ghoom Monastery (Samten Choeling)

Ghoom, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734102, India

Buddhist Temple
Man-made Structures- Other
Hill Station

Ghoom Monastery is the oldest Tibetan Buddhist Monastery of Darjeeling established in 1850 by Lama Sherab Gyatso. A 15-foot high statue of Maitreyi Buddha is the main attraction of this monastery.  It is located at an elevation of 8000 feet and the visitors are treated to a beautiful view of the majestic Kanchenjunga outside the monastery.

Location of Ghoom Monastery (Samten Choeling)