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Phodong Monastery is one of the beautiful monastery in Sikkhim. It was built in the 18th century by the fourth king of Sikkim, Gyurmed Namgyal, this monastery belongs to the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

Nowadays, Phodong Monastery is a must-visit destination for any traveler exploring the beautiful state of Sikkim. With its stunning murals, paintings, and frescos, you’ll be left in awe of the intricate beauty. And the breathtaking view of the surrounding valleys and mountains is a photographer’s dream come true.

Phodong Monastery is just one of three important monasteries of the Kagyu sect in Sikkim. So why not make a day of it and also visit nearby Lhabrung Monastery and Tumlong Palace & Monastery?

nd if you happen to visit in December or January, make sure to check out the annual festival where the monks perform the Chaam Dance and religious rituals.

So, add this monastery to your bucketlist, and while you are there, do not miss the prayer flags on the way to monastery.

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