Ghoom Monastery (Samten Choeling)
Ghoom, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734102, India
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)