Salugara Monastery

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    Location: Ward 42, Salugara, Siliguri, West Bengal 734004, India
    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-2 hours.
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    It is a Buddhist shrine. This place is also known as The Great International Tashi Gomang Stupa. It is on the outskirts of Siliguri which is in the State of West Bengal, India, and is placed 6 km from the city. The monastery is preserved by the Dryden Kunchab Chodey Buddhist Association.

    If you are eager to learn more about the Buddha religion, Salugara. The monastery is a must-see. You can meditate and find tranquillity.


    The well-known and central attraction is its 100ft tall stupa which was created by the Tibetan Lama, Kalu Rinpoche. This stupa is assumed holy for the five types of Buddha relics.

    A statue of Buddha with a giant prayer wheel is placed near the small room where tourists can offer butter lamps. The main attraction of this place is the beauty of this place. It’s beautiful and for this visitors visit this place again and again.

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    Outstanding look of Salugara monastery

    This place is a Buddhist Shrine on the outskirts of Siliguri in the state of West Bengal and it was founded by Tibetan monks and followers of the Dalai lama. The 100 ft stupa on the monastery is believed to have been built by ben Lama and his name is Kalu Rinpoche.

    Inside/Outside Views

    out side view of Salugara monastery

    The view of this place is so beautiful that you cannot take off your eyes. This place is also well decorated and well maintained. 

    In this place, The monastery is replenished with gorgeous colors and layouts which convey a comforting vibe. Even though the monastery is on the main road, inside there is no disturbance or chaos, and well maintained. People visiting there always confessed about how they find calm and positive energy from the monastery.

    Opening Hours

    5.30 am to 6.30 pm is the visiting time of this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee for this place. It’s free of cost for all the visitors.

    How to Reach

    By Rail: The Salugara Monastery is 6.8 km away from Siliguri Jn Train Station. Visitors can take a cab taxi to reach the Salugara Monastery from the railway station; it might take 15 minutes to reach the destination. From the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, it will take 24 minutes.


    By Air: The Salugara Monastery is 18.8 km away from Bagdogra Air Force Base Airport. Visitors can take a cab taxi to reach Salugara Monastery from the airport; it will take approximately 31 minutes to reach the destination.


    By road: By road is the best way to reach there. You can hire a cab to reach this place directly.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should do carry water bottles and the necessary things that you needed the most.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?
    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit this Buddhist temple.
    Phone: +91 353 254 3665
    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?
    Ans: Yes photography is allowed there and it’s free of cost.
    Que-03: What is the best time to visit Salugara Monastery?
    Ans: The best time to visit Salugara Monastery is during the festivals. During that time local people along with travelers from all around the world gather together. Visitors will be able to know more about the culture of Tibet during their festival time.
    Que-04: Are there any parking facilities in this place?
    Ans: Yes parking facilities are available there and it’s free of cost.
    Que-05: Are there any Temple in this place?
    Ans: Yes there are so many temples around this place.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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